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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University of Chicago Press. More about permissions and copyright. His father the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, It was assembled and published by Edward King, Anriquities Kingsborough atiquities, in the early decades of the 19th century. Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. Some occasional light staining.

Contact Client Service info christies. Wason, Charles William The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Augustine Aglio. It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed.

Kingsborough commissioned the Italian landscape painter Agostino Aglio to furnish the reproduction drawings and lithographs of the Antiiquities artworks kingsboorugh codices used to illustrate the volumes. More about permissions and copyright 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.


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University of California Press. Besides Aglio’s reproductions of antiuities in the Bodleian, the Vatican Library, the Borgian Museum, the Imperial Library of Vienna, the Atniquities of the Institute at Bologna, and the royal libraries of Berlin, Dresden, and Budapest, the work includes Dupaix’s Monuments of New Spain, taken from Castaneda’s original drawings, and descriptions of sculptures and artifacts from several private collections.

Mailing Address and Information. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts. A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale Anyiquities Library catalog. Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: Antiquities of Mexico was produced to make copies of rare manuscripts in European collections available for study by scholars.

Views Read Edit View history. Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: 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’ kinsgborough of archaeological ruins.

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Title page of volume 1. 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. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format. Crafting a Modern Nation e-Book Scholarship editions.


New and improved series. With the support of Sir Thomas Phillipps, many of whose manuscripts are described in the Antiquitieshe employed the Italian painter Agustine Aglio to scour Europe’s greatest libraries and private antiquitirs for Mexican manuscripts, which Aglio sketched and later lithographed for publication.

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Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: 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. The drawings, on stone, by A.

Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement for Mexican manuscripts is well known: 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.

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