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BELLAMY, H. S.. (Hans Schindler, Elmar Brugg, Rudolf Elmayer von Vestenbrugg?)

Title Built before the Flood. The Problem of the Tiahuanaco Ruins.
Publisher London Faber & Faber
Date 1943
Book ID 36631
First Edition  


A good copy in original dust-wrapper. With 20 half-tone and b/w diagrams, including map. Generally a good copy with a small amount of damp damage to spine tail affecting both dust-wrapper and book. War Economy paper. Used; Good Hans Schindler Bellamy appears to be one of the pseudonyms of Rudolf Elmayer von Vestenbrugg. Born in Pola (Pula), then in Austria-Hungary in 1888. He had a varied and not well documented past. During the 1930s he became a leading proponent of the now generally discredited theories of the Austrian cosmologist, Hans Hoerbiger, whose ideas were officially adopted during the Third Reich. After the war Bellamy continued to write on this topic in English and German, much of his work centring on the ruins of Tiahuanaco in Bolivia.
Price: £80.00