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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments--boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. An extraordinarily rare and valuable document; amazing in its scope, detail, careful observation, and accurate description. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 b/w illus. 38 color illus.

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.

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16th-century codex was first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World, with ancient remedies for everything from hiccoughs to gout. Extraordinarily rare, valuable; amazing in scope, detail, accurate description. Index. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white illus. 38 color illus.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486411309
Subtitle:
The Classic Codex of 1552
Commentaries:
Gates, William
Author:
Cruz, Martin De La
Author:
Gates
Author:
William
Translator:
Gates, William
Author:
Gates, William
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Aztecs
Subject:
Materia medica, vegetable
Subject:
Medicinal plants
Subject:
Ethnobotany
Subject:
Materia medica
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Aztecs -- Ethnobotany.
Subject:
Materia medica -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Native American
Series Volume:
NL 11-1
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.38 in 0.62 lb

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , 16th-century codex was first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World, with ancient remedies for everything from hiccoughs to gout. Extraordinarily rare, valuable; amazing in scope, detail, accurate description. Index. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white illus. 38 color illus.
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