Ross, Kurt (commentary)
Title Codex Mendoza: Aztec Manuscript
Book Condition as new
Jacket Condition as new
Seller ID 000376
121 pages; The Aztec painted manuscript known as the Codex Mendoza was prepared on the authority of Don Antonio de Mendoza, first Viceroy of New Spain, shortly after the Spainish conquest, for dispatch to the emperor, Charles V. The Codex was specially written by an Aztec painted book artist (tlacuilo), using the native pictographic system of writing. Book is profusely illustrated with photos.