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The White Rock An Exploration of the Inca Heartland

By: Thomson, Hugh

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19327

ISBN: 0297842447

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some creasing top edge of DJ spine ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Map endpapers. B&W and colour plates. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.1 inches; 316 pages; "The lost cities of South America have always exercised a powerful hold on the popular imagination. The ruins of the Incas and other pre-Colombian civilisations are scattered over thousands of miles of still largely uncharted territory, particularly in the Eastern Andes, where the mountains fall away towards the Amazon.Twenty-five years ago, Hugh Thomson set off into the cloud-forest on foot to find a ruin that had been carele... View more info