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The 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.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published June 22nd 1993 by Dover Publications
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