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Old Archaeology Books.
That were published after the Book of Mormon publication. 

1831        Antiquities of Mexico  (By Lord Edward Kinsborouh)
1838        Waldeck   (Jean Frederic Waldeck was hired by Lord Edwards Kingsborough)
1841        Stephens  (John Lloyd Stephens published Incidents of Travel in Yucatan) 
1843        Stephens & Catherwood 
1843        Norman
1844        Catherwood                        
1862-63   Charnay & Viollet-Le-Duc
1865        Brasseur de Bourbourg 
1873-81   Le Plongeon 
1885        Charnay 
1888-91   Sweet & Thompson 
1894        Brine 
1895        Holmes  
1913        Sweet/Spinden 
1915        Vierra  
1917        Seler  
1930        Leyrer & Blom  


  1831  Antiquities of Mexico

By Lord Edward Kingsborough
Kingsborough published nine books, copies, facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican, Maya, Mixtec, & Aztec codices, historical accounts of explorers’ descriptions of archaeological ruin & documents of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.
“In 1831, Lord Kingsborough published the first volume of Antiquities of Mexico, a collection of copies of various Mesoamerican codices, including the first complete publication of the Dresden Codex.   Antiquities of Mexico is a compilation of facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican literature such as Maya codices, Mixtec codices, and Aztec codices as well as historical accounts and explorers' descriptions of archaeological ruins. While much of the material pertains to pre-Columbian cultures, there are also documents relevant to studies of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.
Kingsborough commissioned the Italian landscape painter Agostino Aglio to furnish the reproduction drawings and lithographs of the Mesoamerican artworks and codices used to illustrate the volumes.
Aglio spent the better part of six years traveling to the libraries and museums of Europe to examine and draw all of the "Ancient Mexican" documents, artifacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.  Many of the facsimiles of codices are hand-colored.” 
(Wikipedia Encyclopedia)
Kingsborough compiled this information into a 9 Volume set of books weighing 200 lb.
Even in the “...1840’s”... “Kingsborough’s works had not reached America
Perhaps a reason for this was the retail price of $1,350.00 which in 1848 was a very hefty sum….”
Pre-1830 Books

As the discovery and exploration of the “New World”, the Western Hemisphere, began to take place. 
The world did not have the Book of Mormon yet.  
As time went along bits and pieces of evidences of the Book of Mormon’s historical truthfulness began to be discovered.
These bits and pieces of information being gained, were only pre-evidences of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon which when read and understood brings to each reader a fuller understanding of God’s dealings with the early ancestors of the Aztec, Inca, Maya and American Indian and their ancestral history.
The visit of Jesus Christ to America is the main significantly important central event in the Book of Mormon.

If all the following pre-1830 books would have and could have been available and read by Joseph Smith.  They would amount to essentially nothing, as a source of information to try to produce a book such as The Book of Mormon.    (Phil Michel)

1492 Christopher Columbus Journals
1649-1656 The Hope of Israel, by Manasseh ben Israel.
1725 History of America, by Herrera.
1775 History of the American Indians, by James Adair.
1787 History of Mexico by Clavigero, V.1, lst English edition.
1789 The American Geography, by Jedidiah Morse.
1807 History of Mexico by Clavigero, V.2,  2nd English edition.
1808 European Settlements in America, by Burks.
1810 Spanish Colonies, by Walton.
1814 Researches in Mexico, by A. De Humboldt.
1816 A Star in the West, by E. Boudinot.
1817 Researches on America, by James H. McCullah.
1818 Spanish America, by R. H. Bonnycastle.
1820 Archaeologia Americana.
1820 Description of the Antiquities, by Caleb Atwater.
1822 Descriptions of the Ruins of an Ancient City... By Antonio Del Rio
1823 View of the Hebrews, by Ethan Smith.
1824 Bullock's Mexico. 
1852 View of the Hebrews; or the Tribes of Isael in America, by Ethan Smith.
1825 The Wonders of Nature and Providence, by Josiah Priest.
1825 Notes on Mexico, by Poinsett. 
1826 A View of S. America and Mexico, by Niles.


Alexander von Humboldt book; Personal Narrative of Travels to the...New Continent, was Published 1815, in French, in Europe.  Humboldt’s books Vol’s # I & II are about “The institutions & Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of the America.  With Descriptions & Views of some of the most striking  scenes in  the cordilleras."  Written in French by Alexander De Humboldt, & Translated into English by Helen Maria Williams.  
Alexamder's books give some information on ruins and customs of Mexico and Central America.  I have found no evidence that Alexander's books were avaiable in the United States in English  prior to 1831. 

Josiah Priest books; View of the Hebrews, was published in 1823 & The Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed, was published in 1825.  Josiah Priest’s books are not archeology books but give information about the “wonders of nature” and information and findings in mainly the United States that associates the American Indians with Hebrews.   It was Josiah Priest opinion that 'the American Indians came across the Bering Straights' and that the Prophet “Moses visited the Americas”.  

Josiah Priest's books, I believe, lead to the idea or theory and teachings that the majority of the American Indians came across the Bering Straights.  Archaeological evidence does not support that theory.
Did Joseph Smith use "View of the Hebrews" as a source for the Book of Mormon?   Answer: No (Brigham Young University, Frequently Asked Questions)
Could Joseph Smith have used Ethan Smith's View of the Hebrews as a guideline for creating the Book of Mormon?  Answer: No  (FairMormon Answers) 


 A Survey of Pre-1830 Historical Sources Relating to the Book of Mormon.  (By David A. Palmer)