Bonhams : DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.

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Lot 236
DUPAIX EXPEDITION.
DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator.
Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.

US$ 8,000 - 12,000
£ 6,200 - 9,300
DUPAIX EXPEDITION.
DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
Atlas volume only. Folio (527 x 336 mm). 166 engravings (152 hand-colored) on 161 sheets (one double page); without engraved title and folding map. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, moiré endpapers. Small, typed descriptive tabs inserted at many illustrations throughout, foxing to tissue guards, but plates are clean, light browning at the margins.
Provenance: Grigori Alexandrovitch Stroganoff (1770-1857; armorial bookplate: "Terram opes patriae sibi nomen").

FIRST EDITION, THE RARE COLORED ISSUE, OF THE ATLAS VOLUME OF DUPAIX AND CASTANEDA'S MONUMENTAL WORK OF MEXICAN ARCHAEOLOGY. Taken from the original drawings of Castaneda, the plates include some of the earliest published depictions of Mayan architecture. "...an indispensable supplement to Humboldt's Voyage dans l'Amerique as it contains many interesting discoveries not in the latter work" (Sabin 40038). Brunet I, p 322. Leclerc 1065. Palau 13069.
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DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
DUPAIX EXPEDITION. DUPAIX, GUILLAUME. 1746-1818; and JOSE LUCIAN CASTANEDA, Illustrator. Antiquites Mexicaines. Relation des trois expeditions du capitaine Dupaix, ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807.... Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquites Mexicaines, 1834.
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