New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Quarto. XXVIII, 427, , VIII, pp. Uncut. Original illustrated dust jacket over illustrated cloth with Gold lettering and decoration on spine. Two colored frontispieces, including folded map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Vignette on title page.
Delightful monograph on the geography, ethnology, anthropology, archaeology, history, economics, plastic art, literature, music, folklore, religion, food, drink, sexual customs and a dozen other topics on the author's native land of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Mexico).
This work is splendidly illustrated throughout, with 8 paintings and 92 drawings by the author both in color and black and white, as well as 96 pages of black and white photographic reproductions.
Dust jacket is rubbed along edges; with a 1" closed tear at upper back joint. Dust jacket, in overall good, binding and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #44350