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NORDENSKIÖLD( NORDENSKIOLD), GUSTAF: - Ruiner af klippboningar i Mesa Verde's ca–ons. Med talrika illustrationer efter originalfotografier af författaren. Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & Söners förlag, 1893.

. Folio. Pp. (vi), 193, (1), iv. With one lithographed map, 5 lithographed plates, 9 heliogravures and 3 plates after photographs. Many textual illustrations. Publisher's green cloth richly decorated in gilt, flat morocco spine, gilt, tail of spine lightly rubbed, upper edges gilt. Binding slightly shaken. First edition of this early and important archelogical research of the Mesa Verde in southern Colorado. Gustaf Nordenskiöld (1868-95) was the son of Adolf N. and in 1891 he went on a recreation journey to North America due to bad health. He visited south Colorado and became fascinated by the ruins of the cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Includes beautiful photo gravures of the ruins, tinted maps, and many textual illustrations after photos of artifacts, weapons, vessels, other ruins, etc. Howes N174.
EUR 950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1151.59 | £UK 856.75 | JP¥ 119955] Book number 99819

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