Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

An Album of Maya Architecture

Washington, D.C. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1946. Leaves (15 3/4" x 13") only, no binding. Cut-out title-page (14" x 8 1/2"). Authoritative work on Mayan architecture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff drawn during her trip in 1939-40 to Copan, Chichen Itza and the the cities of the Puuc. The plates by Proskouriakoff are b/w reproductions of paintings and drawings of 36 Mayan sites. Includes 3 page introduction by the author & 1 map. Most numbered plates with two leaves, one of the artist's painting, the other with descriptive text and drawings of the existing ruins. Text part of leaves 17, 22, 23 & 25, as well as one (23 or 25?) painting missing. Small closed tear and minor creasing on title-page. Slight creasing and staining to few plates. 62 leaves total, including title-page. Plates in very good condition. Tatiana Proskouriakoff (1909-1985) was a Russian archaeologist, epigrapher and ethnologist. g. Item #12847

Introduction / Uaxactun Guatemala / Tikal, Guatemala / Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico / Piedras Negras, Guatemala, Copan, Honduras / Xpuhil, Campeche, Mexico / Sayil, Yucatan, Mexico / Labna, Yucatan, Mexico / Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico / Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico / Uaxactun, Guatemala.

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