Pre-Columbian, Pre-Colombian, Precolombian, Precolumbian
Patrocinado por el Instituto Nacional de Ciencias de la educacion y la Universidad Complutense, 1979. Paperback. 173p., paperbound in glossy 9x6.5 inch wraps; ex library with a rubber-stamped institutional name along top edge, and an accession numeral at the index, no other evidence; item is from the collection of a....
La Habana: Tipografia Ideas, 1960. Paperback. 99p., paper-covered stapled textblock in 8x5.5 inch plain printed blue wraps; external handling soil and toning, clean within and quite sound, a good copy. "El folleto que presentamos al lector contiene las primeras conferencias sobre interpretacion de la Historia de Cuba, durante el periodo...
New Haven: William Reese Company, 1988. 73p., a nice copy in finepress mode, limited to 500 copies; 9x6 inches, orange cloth spine gilt backing maroon paper over boards. The front free endsheet is folded back, unfortunately: an off-kilter vertical crease we have left alone: the sole flaw, otherwise completely clean and sound.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. Hardcover. 399p., profusely illustrated in b&w and color, first American edition in clothbacked boards and dust jacket. The jacket is a little crimped from handling and has a small nick, while the book itself is clean, sound and free of any markings. Includes materials on.....
Managua: Gurdian S.A. de Impressiones. Division Editorial Managua, Nicaragua, 1977. 152p., profuse b&w and some color photography, captioned with scattered explanatory texts. Oversize softbound, a 10.5x7.5 inch paperback in pictorial wraps. Covers a little edgeworn, spine shows a few mild abrasions, clean and sound within with no ownership or other.....
Albany: SUNY, 1978. Paperback. xxx, 366p., 8.5x11 inches, preface, introductionsummary and conclusions, bibliography, index, illustrated with photos, figures and plates, very good first edition large format paperback report in green wraps, mild toning to spine. SUNY Institute for Mesoamerican Studies #4.
Brooklyn: PH / powerHouse Books, 2006. 151p., coated paperstock with marginless color photography throughout, interspersed with text in Spanish and English. First edition oblong 9x11.5 inch laminated pictorial boards in dj that duplicates this decoration, sound and clean, a very good copy; it is autographed by Gianturco nicely across the title page.
Mexico City: Secretaria de Educacion Publica/ Publicaciones del Museo Nacional, 1933. Paperback. Quarto, 241p. (1) + 21 plates (one color) 8.25x11 inches, text in Spanish, preface, introduction, notes, bibliography, first edition paperback limited to 450 copies, sewn textblock in original cream wraps. Externally quite soiled with handling, much edgewear to...
El Cajon CA: The Community College Social Science Association, 1974. Unpaginated preliminaries, 57p., a few standard images in the text, softbound in stapled 8.5x5.5 inch glazed wraps. Slight edgewear and signs of handling, a very good copy. Unclear what is "new" amongst these standard accounts of North and Central American peoples.
New York: Harper Collins, 1992. Hardcover. xvi, 456p., gift inscription to Piri Thomas, introduction, guide to pronunciation, notes, bibliography, sources, index, illustrations and photos, color plates, very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. From Thomas' collection.
Lima, Peru: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Seminario de Historia Rural Andina, 1985, 1986. Two staplebound volumes in 11x8.5 inch wraps, cumulative pagination 259pp., lengthy unpaginated sections with excavation charts and illustrations of artifacts from the pre-Columbian and early Spanish conquest periods. Extensive discussion of local pottery. Text in Spanish.
Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1986. Paperback. 137p., paperback with coated paperstock throughout, reproductions of the survey elevations and floorplans with a few period photographs and substantial text; 8x10 inch glossy photodecorated wraps, mild signs of handling and a small light corner crease.
Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1994. Oversized Paperback. 56p. 8.5x11 inches, b&w and color photos of the artifactsaccompanied by descriptive texts, one item has the text taped-in post-production, previous owner's name and year to top inside corner of front cover, otherwise a very good exhibition catalog in stapled.....
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1975. Paperback. 348p., softbound in 8x6 inch glazed blue wraps. A clean sound copy that has some small odd pressure-marks to a group of leaves (pp.95-130), else quite good. Sciences humaines et sociales. First issued Free Press 1957 in English as "Trade and Market in the Early Empires"
Toluca Mexico: El Colegio Mexiquense, A. C. Paperback. 320p., illustrated with four folded line maps and numerous tables, softbound in 8x5 inch glossy photo-decorated wraps, a clean, sound, near-fine copy. Half-title bears a presentation inscription from co-author Rosaura Hernandez to an American scholar.