Stone of Kings: In Search of the Lost Jade of the Maya by Gerard Helferich


Hardcover. Condtion: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Near Fine. 2012. 1st Edition.

Part history, popular science, armchair travel, and real-life treasure hunt, this is the story of pre-Columbian jade—the precious stone revered by ancient Aztecs, Incans, and Maya—and the scientists, collectors, explorers and entrepreneurs who have been searching for the mythical jade mines for more than a century.