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1 Boone, Elizabeth and Nuttall, Zelia The Codex Magliabechiano Notes and Commentary and the Book of the Life of the Ancient Mexicans - 2 Volumes
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1983 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/fine Slipcase Illustrations & Tables 
xiv, 250 pp, xix, 92 pp, bound in light brown papercovered boards w/orange-black illustrations on front and rear covers, light brown endpapers ribbed pattern endpapers, light brown clothcovered slipcase. The volumes are facsimile reprints. The University of California Press published in 1903 the first color facsimilie of the Magliabechiano manuscript. This edition provides a useful edition of the codex for those interested in the preconquest and early colonial cultures of Central Mexico. Book one is the Codex Magliabechiano and the Lost Prototype of Magliabechiano Group. The codex is one of the earliest ethnohistoric sources available and is the most accurate existing copy of an even earlier pictorial manuscript adds to its improtnace. This edition is designed for people interested in preconquest culture in general. It examines the ritual and artistic life of the Indians of Central Mexico. Book one contains tables and black and white illustrations of the plates. Book two is The Book of the LIfe of the Ancient Mexicans containing an account of their rites and superstitions from an anonymous Hispano-Mexican manuscript preserved at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, in Florence, Italy. The anonymous Manuscript which was classified as Cod. Magl. XIII, 11, 3, belonged to the library collected by Antonio Magliabecchi. These documents were related to the history of New Spain. Book two contains colored plates. 
Price: 110.29 USD
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