A Glimpse at Guatemala

A Glimpse at Guatemala  (1899) 
Anne Cary Maudslay and Alfred Percival Maudslay
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A GLIMPSE AT GUATEMALA,

AND SOME NOTES ON THE

ANCIENT MONUMENTS OF CENTRAL AMERICA.



By ANNE CARY MAUDSLAY

AND

ALFRED PERCIVAL MAUDSLAY.

With Maps, Plans, Photographs, and other Illustrations


LONDON:
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.
1899.

Taylor and Francis mark, a hand opening a lit lamp with the text ALERE FLAMMAM above

PRINTED BY TAYLOR AND FRANCIS,

RED LION COURT, FLEET STREET

DEDICATED

TO

FREDERICK DUCANE GODMAN, D.C.L., F.R.S.,

AND TO THE MEMORY OF

OSBERT SALVIN, F.R.S.

ERRATA.


Page 151, for Brockley read Blockley.
 „ 4, „ dosing „ dozing.
 „ 191, „ Izamal „ Yzamal.
 „ 176, „ Manakin „ Manikin.
 „ 81, „ Mosos „ Mozos.
 „ 72, „ Patzum „ Patzun.
 „ 190, „ Stevens „ Stephens.
 „ 85, „ Ututlan „ Utatlan.

MAP OF GUATEMALA AND THE ADJACENT COUNTRIES

CONTENTS.

Pages
Preface ix
List of Illustrations xiii
List of Maps and Plans xix
CHAPTER I.
The Voyage 1-8
CHAPTER II.
The City 9-14
CHAPTER III.
The Start 15-23
CHAPTER IV.
Antigua 24-29
CHAPTER V.
The Volcanoes (and Note by A. P. M.) 30-40
CHAPTER VI.
The Road to Godines 41-46
CHAPTER VII.
The Lake of Atitlan 47-59
Pages
CHAPTER VIII.
The Quichés and Cachiquels (by A. P. M.) 60-70
CHAPTER IX.
Across the Altos 71-79
CHAPTER X.
Uspantan and the Rio Negro 80-90
CHAPTER XI.
Coban and the Vera Paz 91-100
CHAPTER XII.
Ruins at Rabinal (by A. P. M.) 101-104
CHAPTER XIII.
The Road to Zacapa and Copan 105-117
CHAPTER XIV.
Copan 118-126
CHAPTER XV.
Copan in 1885 (by A. P. M.) 127-133
CHAPTER XVI.
Copan in 1885 (continued, by A. P. M.) 134-142
CHAPTER XVII.
Copan to Quirigua (and Note by A. P. M.) 143-151
CHAPTER XVIII.
On the way to the Coast 152-156
CHAPTER XIX.
Cajabon and the Northern Forests (by A. P. M.) 157-173
Pages
CHAPTER XX.
The Ruins of Ixkun and the Pine Ridge (by A. P. M.) 174-192
CHAPTER XXI.
Chichén Itzá (by A. P. M.) 193-211
CHAPTER XXII.
Laguna and the Rio Usumacinta (by A. P. M.) 212-223
CHAPTER XXIII.
Palenque (by A. P. M.) 224-229
CHAPTER XXIV.
Tikál and Menché (by A. P. M.) 230-241
CHAPTER XXV.
Conclusions (?) (by A. P. M.) 242-253
CHAPTER XXVI.
The Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (by A. P. M.) 254-272
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Index 273



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