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Title:
The Codex Borgia : a full-color restoration of the ancient Mexican manuscript
Author:
Díaz, Gisele.
Uniform Title:
Codex Borgianus.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, [1993]

©1993
Physical Description:
xxxii pages, 77 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Language:
English
Title Subject:
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover031/93006714.html
ISBN:
9780486275697
Format :
Book

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Summary

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.