First edition (Primera edicion, diciembre de 2004) and as it is very scarce. Lavishly and beautifully illustrated. Hardcover book in overall VG+ condition with VG- original dust jacket. Tightly bound, square copy, interior pages clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is overall VG- with minor edge, surface and corner wear (as pictured). Please see photographs of actual offering as part of description. The Sacred City of Caral represents the origin of Andean culture, and it is the most ancient civilization in the Americas, with historical roots reaching back more than 5,000 years. The Caral complex boasts a variety of structures, most notably the six pyramids with their circular plazas.