Illustrated memoir of an eventful expedition into Central America,
resulting in the discovery of the idolatrous city of Iximaya, in an unexplored region; and the possession of two remarkable Aztec children, Maximo, (the man), & Bartola, (the girl), descendants and specimens of the sacerdotal cast [!] (now nearly extinct), of the ancient Aztec founders of the ruined temples of that country, described by John L. Stephens, esq., and other travellers.
Tr. from the Spanish of Pedro Velasquez, of San Salvador.
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Cover-title: The history of the Aztec Lilliputians.
Preface, p. [iii-iv] Outline illustrations from the ruins of Central America of its ancient races, p. [v]-viii. The history of the Aztec Lilliputians, p. -36. Measurements of the Aztecs, p. 37-38.
Revised ed. of "Memoir of an eventful expedition ... New York, 1850," purporting to be taken from the journal kept by Velasquez while on the expedition said to have resulted in the finding of the two "Aztec children."
Physical description:  ℓ., viii, 38 p. illus., plates. 18 cm.
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