PALENQUE DRAWINGS (ESTAMPAS Y DIBUJOS DE PALENQUE) (Fine Facsimile Edition of 15th C. Manuscript)

Jose Antonio Calderon; Antonio Bernasconi; Antonio De Rio

Published by Testimonio, 1993
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Special Order. Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery. ; New; PALENQUE DRAWINGS Two volumes containing facsimiles of the notes and drawings made on the first archeological expeditions to a Maya site. In 1784, the Spanish king, influenced by the Enlightenment, sent José Antonio Calderón, Antonio Bernasconi and Antonio del Río to explore the ruins of Palenque. The notes and drawings of the first two are reproduced in a volume 22 x 32 cm bound in parchment, as is the original in the Library of the Royal Academy of History in Madrid. Captain del Río was accompanied by an artist, Almendariz and the latter's 25 watercolours are reproduced in a second volume which is a copy of an original in the Royal Palace Library. There is an accompanying study of 24 pages by Professor Manuel Ballesteros Gaibrois of Madrid Complutense University. Limited edition of 980 numbered certified copies. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Testimonio
Publication Date: 1993
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New

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