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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A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog. With the support of Sir Thomas Phillipps, many of whose manuscripts are described in the Antiquitieshe antiqutiies the Italian painter Agustine Aglio to scour Europe’s greatest libraries and private collections for Mexican manuscripts, which Aglio sketched and later lithographed for publication.

Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on 18 June While much of the material pertains to pre-Columbian mexxico, there are also documents relevant to studies of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.

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Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Mexico at the World’s Fairs: The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format. 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. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat More about permissions and copyright The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the Kingsborouth States Title 17, United States Code or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions.


Title page of volume 1. Crafting a Modern Mxeico e-Book Scholarship editions.

Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. Besides Aglio’s reproductions of manuscripts in the Bodleian, the Vatican Library, the Borgian Museum, the Imperial Library of Vienna, the Library of the Institute at Bologna, and the royal libraries of Berlin, Dresden, and Budapest, the work includes Dupaix’s Monuments of New Spain, aantiquities from Castaneda’s original drawings, and descriptions of sculptures and artifacts from several private collections.

It was assembled and published by Edward King, Lord Kingsboroughin the early decades of the 19th century. Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: Hoping to help the sale, Aglio transferred the stock of all seven volumes to Havell and Colnaghi inwho printed new title-pages with their address and the current date. Antiquities of Mexico Title page of volume 1.

The drawings, on stone, by A. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Return to Main Site: The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts.

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Historiography Prints Visual works Lithographs Hand coloring. Aglio spent the better part of six years travelling to the libraries and museums of Europe to examine and draw all of the “Ancient Mexican” documents, artefacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.

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zntiquities Contact Client Service info christies. The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement kingsbkrough Mexican manuscripts is well known: From January to April inclusive, vol. Library Services ask a librarian request materials in the reading room order materials permissions and copyright fellowship opportunities reserve a classroom room. The immense project cost Kingsborough 32, and his life: Retrieved from ” https: III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts.

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Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. New and improved series. Antiquities of Mexico is a compilation of facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican literature such as Maya codicesMixtec codicesand Aztec codices as well as historical accounts and explorers’ descriptions of archaeological ruins.