Ft. Myers Beach, Florida: Island Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo., 276 pages, map end-papers, illustrated with photographs. -- Light to moderate wear to the dust jacket extremities (price unclipped). Date in ink at top of front end-paper. -- Condition:. Near fine / very good +. Item #9543
"The author reports in detail on a tiny race of people, the Alux, who lived or may still be living on the Yucatan peninsula. Long considered a legend these leprechauns of the Maya, are finally revealed. A village of tiny houses with 27" doorways, discovered by the author, substantiate the existence of this diminutive race."-dj back flap. -- A Chapter on big game hunting. -- Unusual coverage of prostitution, marijuana smoking and associate vices. A facet seldom covered in a guide book.