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Creator:
Rio, Antonio del, author.
Title(s):

Description of the ruins of an ancient city : discovered near Palenque, in the kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America / translated from the original manuscript report of Captain Don Antonio del Rio ; followed by Teatro critico americano, or, A critical investigation and research into the history of the Americans / by Doctor Paul Felix Cabrera, of the City of New Guatemala.

Published/Created:
London : Published by Henry Berthoud, no. 65, Regent's Quadrant, Piccadilly : and Suttaby, Evance and Fox, Stationer's Court, 1822.
London : Printed by G. Schulze, 13, Poland Street.
Physical Description:
xiii, [1], 128 pages, [16] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, plans ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1435.1.P2 R56 1822+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printer's statement from verso of half-title.
"The plates are from drawings by F. Waldeck"--Sabin.
Plates are unnumbered.
Printed spine label: "Don Ant. del Rio and D. Cabrera's Work on America. 17 plates. Price 1l. 8s."
Sabin, 71446
BEIN C52 0110: Imperfect: p. [i-ii] wanting. Autograph of James J. Jarves.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original brown paper boards, with printed spine label. Bookplate: John Haddon Hindley. Publisher's advertisement: [4] pages tipped in at front.
Subject Terms:
Hindley, John Haddon -- Bookplate.
Indians -- Antiquities.
Indians -- Origin.
Jarves, James J. -- Autograph.
Mayas -- Antiquities.
Palenque (Chiapas, Mexico)
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1822.
Publishers' advertisements.
Contributors:
Berthoud, H. (Henry), active 19th century, publisher.
Schulze, Gottlieb, active 1814-1838, printer.
Cabrera, Paul Felix, writer of added text.
Waldeck, Frédéric de, 1766-1875, illustrator.
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