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Codex Borgia: A Full-Color Restoration of the Ancient Mexican Manuscript

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First publication of remarkable repainting of outstanding Mexican codex — priceless original is in Vatican Library — thought to have originated in the Cholula area, ca. AD 1400. 76 large full-color plates show an astounding array of gods, kings, warriors, mythical creatures, and abstract designs. A work of rare power and beauty. Introduction.

Book News Annotation:

An original work by Dover. The codex is in the Vatican Library. Other reproductions are scarce. A very good (9x12") reproduction.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

First republication of remarkable repainting of great Mexican codex, dated to ca. AD 1400. 76 large full-color plates show gods, kings, warriors, mythical creatures, and abstract designs. Introduction.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxi-xxxii).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486275697
Introduction:
Byland, Bruce E.
Byland, Bruce E.:
Rodgers, Alan
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
AZ
Author:
az, Gisele
Author:
Rodgers, Alan
Author:
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Author:
Diaz, Gisele
Author:
Gisele D
Author:
Byland, Bruce E.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Aztecs
Subject:
Time
Subject:
Primitive
Subject:
Calendar, mexican
Subject:
Aztecs -- History.
Subject:
Aztec calendar.
Subject:
Codex Borgianus
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
History - Prehistoric & Primitive
Subject:
Aztec mythology.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 1.06 lb

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First republication of remarkable repainting of great Mexican codex, dated to ca. AD 1400. 76 large full-color plates show gods, kings, warriors, mythical creatures, and abstract designs. Introduction.

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