History Archive > Biologia Centrali-Americana Vol. 3 (1889)

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[Volume 3] Biologia Centrali-Americana, or, Contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America


Date: 1889




Text and plates originally issued in XVII parts (or fascicles) each (a total of 34 parts), plus Appendix. Each part in its own printed paper wrappers (text) or boards (plates). Sequence of parts does not correspond to overall order of text or plates. Part XVII of text includes title pages and contents pages for text volumes 1 to 4 and title page for Appendix. Part XVII of plates includes title pages and contents for vols. 1 to 4 of plates. Atlas vols. have 119, 98, 82, and 93 plates respectively.

Volumes: v. 1. Preface. Introduction. Copan -- v. 2. Quirigua. Ixkun. Yaxche. Rabinal. Chacujal. Utatlan and Iximche. Guatemala-Mixco (foundation-mounds). Menche -- v. 3. Chichen Itza. Tikal -- v. 4. Palenque -- Appendix: The archaic Maya inscriptions. Calendars

Statement of responsibility: by A.P. Maudslay ; appendix by J.T. Goodman (dated 1897) ; edited by F. Ducane Godman and Osbert Salvin.

Plates include drawings by Ada Hunter and E. Lambert, lithographed by W. Greve, W. Griggs, Hanhart, and W. Purkiss. Maps by A.P.M. Sur[veyors], W. Shawe, F.R.G.S., and Turner & Shawe, London. Photographs by A.P.M. photo[graphers] and H.N. Sweet, printed by the Autotype Co.

Text printed on heavy laid paper. Some illustrations in text signed: Photogravure Goupil & Imp. Boussod-Valadon & Cie. [or] Goupilgravure, printed in Paris.


Palau y Dulcet, 158502, 158506

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Publisher: London : Published for the editors by R.H. Porter ... and Dulau & Co.



Pages: 294

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-24

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