VG+/VG+ (prelims faintly spotted). 8vo. pp xix, 408. Copiously illustrated in black and white throughout. Signed presentation from the author to musician Geraint Jones and his wife: To Winnie and Geraint/ with best wishes/ Fred Olson/ July 1977. '
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Stated first edition, 1974, hardcover, octavo, 408pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with a small remainder mark to bottom of text block, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ VG with some edge wear to spine, rubbing and soil to panels and spine, clipped. "For many years Olsen had been an enthusiastic armchair archaeologist, and chance now led him to the exciting discoveries he relates in this volume. Olsen's finds reveal much about one of the most advanced cultures of the New World, next only to the Mayas and the Incas."
Owner's name else a near fine copy in a very good somewhat sunned dust jacket. xix, 408 pp. Illus. with 134 color and b/w photos and figures, and 15 b/w maps. Civilization of the American Indian Series. George Kubler, foreword; Irving.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall "On the morning of Friday, October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus set foot on a small Caribbean island called by the natives Guanahani and which he promptly re-named San Salvador. He called the people 'quite naked as their mother bore them'--Indians, but today we know they were Arawaks." Book and dj are in very good condition. Many black and white photos and illustrations and some color photos. Hard to find.
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