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The Mayas


WITH THE RESPECTS OF THE WRITER.
CONTENTS.
The Mayas and the sources of their
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THE MAYASAND THE SOURCES OF
THEIR HISTORY.
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[Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, April 26, 1876.]
The most comprehensive and accurate map of Yucatan is that
which has been copied for this pamphlet. In the several volumes of
travel, descriptive of Maya ruins, are to be found plans more or less
complete, intended to illustrate special journeys, but they are only
partial in their treatment of this interesting country. The Plano de
Yucatan, herewith presented—the work of Sr. Dn. Santiago Nigra de
San Martin—was published in 1848, and has now become extremely
rare. It is valuable to the student, for it designates localities
abounding in ruins—those not yet critically explored, as well as those
 
 
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