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Among the Maya ruins : the adventures of John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood

Author: Ann Sutton; Myron Sutton; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: [Chicago] : Rand McNally, [©1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the adventures of a lawyer and an artist sent to Central America on a secret mission by President Van Buren in 1839. Their discovery and exploration of Mayan ruins soon made secondary the original official purpose of the trip.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sutton, Ann, 1923-
Among the Maya ruins.
[Chicago] : Rand McNally, ©1967
(OCoLC)663551558
Named Person: John L Stephens; Frederick Catherwood; John L Stephens; Frederick Catherwood; Frederick Catherwood; John L Stephens
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Sutton; Myron Sutton; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 485119
Description: 222 pages : illustrations (some folded), coat of arms, facsimile, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: "Mula!" --
Strange mission --
A buried city --
High country --
Guatemala --
Exploring Central America --
Rebellion --
Escape into Mexico --
Forbidden city --
Fiesta in Yucatán --
Temples of the past --
Chichén Itzá --
The ancient Mayas --
Panama --
The ruins today.
Responsibility: by Ann and Myron Sutton.

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Describes the adventures of a lawyer and an artist sent to Central America on a secret mission by President Van Buren in 1839. Their discovery and exploration of Mayan ruins soon made secondary the original official purpose of the trip.

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