This reprint of Count Byron de Prorok’s classic archeology/adventure book first published in 1936 by E.P. Dutton & Co. in New York. In this exciting and well illustrated book, de Prorok takes us into the deep Sahara of forbidden Algeria to the Queen of the Tuaregs and many prehistoric ruins. Then he on to the Siwa Oasis in Egypt and then to Ethiopia. De Prorok continues on to Mexico and the remote jungles of Chiapas to discover a lost Mayan tribe and a lost city and a search for King Solomon's mines in Ethiopia. Great reading, history and adventure! Included: •Tin Hinan, Legendary Queen of the Tuaregs •The mysterious A’Haggar Range of southern Algeria •Jupiter, Ammon and Tripolitania •The “Talking Dune” •The Land of the Garamantes •Mexico and the Poison Trail •Seeking Atlantis—Chichen Itza •Shadowed by the “Little People”—the Lacandon Pygmie Maya •Ancient Pyramids of the Usamasinta and Piedras Negras in Guatemala •In Search of King Solomon’s Mines & the Land of Ophir •Ancient Emerald Mines of Ethiopia Also included in this book is 24 pages of special illustrations of the famous—and strange—wall paintings of the Ahaggar from the rare book The Search For the Tassili Frescoes by Henri Lhote (1959). A visual treat of a remote area of the world that is even today forbidden to outsiders!
IN QUEST OF LOST WORLDS: Journey to Mysterious Algeria, Ethiopia & the Yucatan by Count Byron de Prorok. 324 pages, 6x9 Paperback. Illustrated, bibliography, index.
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