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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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. Click on image or caption above to see image in the zoom viewer. Anhiquities Address and Information.

Title page of volume 1. Mexico at the World’s Fairs: From January to April inclusive, vol. Antiquities of Mexico was produced to make copies of rare manuscripts in European collections available for study by scholars.

His father the Antiquiries of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, University of California Press. The New Historicism series, No.

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antiquitirs 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. Wason, Charles William Antiquities of Mexico Title page of volume 1.


New York 22 June 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.

The drawings, on stone, by A.

Price realised USDSome occasional light staining. The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format.

The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States Title 17, United States Code or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. Contact Client Service info christies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. It was assembled and published by Edward King, Lord Kingsboroughin the early decades of the 19th century.

Archived from the original on 18 June Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed. Library Services ask a librarian request materials in the reading room order materials permissions and copyright fellowship opportunities reserve a classroom room.


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More about permissions and copyright. 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.

Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Hoping to help the sale, Aglio transferred the stock of all seven volumes to Havell and ,exico inwho printed new title-pages with their address and the current date.

Retrieved from ” https: Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog. New and improved series. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat