Interpretation of the Codex Bodley 2858.

Interpretation of the Codex Bodley 2858.
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Mexico City: Sociedad Mexicana de Antropologia, 1960. 4to., 89 pp., folded genealogical tables, folded table, together with folded color facsimile. Full pebbled blue cloth with title stamped in gilt, in a wooden case as issued with blue calf backstrip stamped in gilt. Ex-library copy with call number written in white on the backstrip of the case, library plate on upper pastedown and on the separate folding facsimile. Backstrip of the wood case is rubbed and lacking at the head and tail, otherwsie a very good clean set. Scarce, first edition thus. This edition of the Codex Bodley is of 400 copies. The color printing of the Codex was done by Foto-Ilustradores, S. A. (Calle de Augusto Rodin 31), under the direction of Señor and Señora Almela Melia, of the National University of Mexico and the National Institute of Anthropology and History, bound the Codex. The text was printed on Corsican Antique paper by Editorial Libros de Mexico, S. A. (Avenida Coyoacan No. 1035). The edition of both the Codex and the commentary was designed and supervised by Dr. Alfonso Caso. The Codex belongs to a group of Mixtec manuscripts of a historical, and particularly of a genealogical nature. Reproduced from the manuscript kept in the Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford in England, catalogued as (Arch. Bodley A. 75) Ms. Mex. d. 1. (2858). (Item Id: 108282)

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