Collection of 8 Books Inscribed & Signed By Linguist & Cultural Anthropologist Robert M. Laughlin, Mayan Ethnography Specialist and Curator Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institute
(Americana - Historical Anthropology - Maya - Robert M. Laughlin)

United States: Various, F Collection of books all personably and warmly inscribed and signed by Robert M. Laughlin to his friend Robert S. Greene (1922-2013) American writer, New Orleans jazz musician, documentarian, and historian; including the following volumes: 1973 The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantan, Smithsonian Inst. Press, by Robert M. Laughlin, hardcover, some wear and soiling, still very good; 1976 Of Wonders Wild and New Dreams from Zinacantan, Smithsonian Press, by Laughlin, Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology Number 22, softcovers, light wear, darkening; 1977 Of Cabbages and Kings Tales from Zinacantan, Smithonian, by Laughlin, Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology Number 23, softcover, light wear, old damp-discoloration first few leaves bottom corner, still very good; 1988 The People of the Bat Mayan Tales and Dreams from Zinacantan Smithsonian Inst. Press, collected and translated by R.M. Laughlin , edited by Carol Karasik, hardcover, light wear to dustjacket; 1993 The Flowering of Man A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan Volumes I & II, Smithsonian Inst. Press by Dennis E. Breedlove and Robert M. Laughlin, Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology Number 35, softcovers, light wear; 2002 Mayan Hearts by R.M. Laughlin, block prints by Naul Ojeda, pub. by Taller Lenateros Chiapas Mexico, limited edition # 446 of 500, Second Edition stated, with double-page and folding plates in red & black, die-cut heart-shape tipped-on, heart die-cut on top hardcover, printed on Mayan paper crafted "from maguey fiber and mistletoe" with short note of presentation laid-in from Laughlin on Smithsonian letter paper, hardcover with light wear; 2003 Beware the Great Horned Serpent! Chiapas Under the Threat of Napoleon by Robert M. Laughlin, U. of Texas Studies on Culture and Society Volume 8, softcover, slight wear; 2008 Monkey Business Theatre, U. of Texas, by R.M. Laughlin and Sna Jtz'Ibajom, part of the Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies, hardcover, little bend to boards, light wear to jacket; a large and heavy gathering of books, approximately 23 pounds with the packaging; overall, in very good condition and an interesting group of cultural anthropology material concentrating on Central American Mayan languages & historical research by Dr. Robert M. Laughlin, Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Institute Department of Anthropology and noted Mesoamerican ethnology specialist. Very Good (Item ID: 22973)


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