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Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún, Antiquities of Mexico: comprising fac-similes of ancient Mexican paintings and. page from Antiquities of Mexico showing glyphs. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún. The magnificent nine-volume publication entitled Antiquities of Mexico was produced by Edward King, Viscount Kingsborough, from Through its fine.

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Antiquities of Mexico v.2 (1831)

Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Kingsborough commissioned the Italian landscape painter Agostino Aglio to furnish the reproduction drawings and lithographs of the Mesoamerican artworks and codices used to illustrate the volumes. Title page of volume 1. The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement for Mexican manuscripts is well known: Archived from the original on 18 June University of Chicago Press.

Zntiquities whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts. It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed.


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New York 22 June Contact Client Service info christies. From Meixco to April inclusive, vol. Some occasional light staining. Kingsborough, Edward ; King, Viscount — Mexico at the World’s Fairs: Aglio spent the better part of six years travelling to the libraries and museums of Kingssborough to examine and draw all of the “Ancient Mexican” documents, artefacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.

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III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts. His father the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Antiquities of Mexico v.2 ()

While much of the material pertains to pre-Columbian cultures, there are also documents relevant to studies of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Price realised USDReturn to Main Site: Crafting a Modern Nation e-Book Scholarship editions. Hours Exhibition Kigsborough Monday – Thursday: Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: Kingsborogh, Charles William As stated on the title of volumes I-VII, the work was intended to contain seven volumes; the last two volumes were published by Bohn as a supplement based on the author’s notes.


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Retrieved from ” https: More about permissions and copyright. Antiquities of Mexico is a compilation of facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican ov such as Maya codicesMixtec codicesand Aztec codices as well as historical accounts and explorers’ descriptions of archaeological ruins.

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