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  • HOLY WEDNESDAY: A Nahua Drama from Early Colonial Mexico. by Burkhart, Louise M.
    Burkhart, Louise M.
    HOLY WEDNESDAY: A Nahua Drama from Early Colonial Mexico.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1996). First edition - "Identified only in 1986, the Nahuatl Holy Week play is the earliest known dramatic script in any Native American language. In Holy Wednesday, Louise Burkhart presents side-by-side English translations of the Nahuatl play and its Spanish source. An accompanying commentary analyzes the differences between the two versions to reveal how the native author altered the Spanish text to fit his own aesthetic sensibility and the broader discursive universe of the Nahua church.". Illustrated with photographs.A title in the New Cultural Studies series. Notes, references, indes. xii, 314 pp. ISBN: 0-8122-15761.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58714
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  • Burland, C. A.
    MONTEZUMA: Lord of the Aztecs.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of the Aztec empire, its downfall and of its last great leader, Montezuma, from the perspective of the Aztec Indians, based on contemporary accounts. Profusely illustrated with many color and black and white photographs and reproductions of contemporary drawings. Slightly oversized format, measuring approx 10 by 7 3/4 inches. 269 pgs including bibliography and index.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12800
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  • Cardenal, Ernesto.
    HOMAGE TO THE AMERICAN INDIANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1973). Hardcover first edition - Seventeen poems devoted to the American Indians, mainly of Mexico, by this noted Nicaraguan author. Illustrated with duotone plates by Dino Aranda. Translated by Monique and Carlos Altschul. 116 pp. ISBN: 0-8018-15134.

    Condition: Good only in gray cloth with silver lettering, no dj (gift inscription on front endpaper, some wear to the covers.) Synopsis from the dj flaps laid in.

    Book ID: 30479
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  • MALINCHE (en espanol.) by Esquivel, Laura.
    Esquivel, Laura.
    MALINCHE (en espanol.)

    Edition: First Spanish language printing.

    New York: Atria Books, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel based on the affair between the conquistador Hernando Cortes and his Native American interpreter Malinche. Illustraciones: Jordi Castells. Texte en espanol - book in Spanish. Bibliographia. 199 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-90348.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45248
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  • MALINCHE. by Esquivel, Laura.
    Esquivel, Laura.
    MALINCHE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atria Books, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel based on the affair between the conquistador Hernando Cortes and his Native American interpreter Malinche. Illustrations by Jordi Castells. Translated by Ernesto Mestre-Reed. Bibliography 191 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-90333.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76593
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  • THE KING DANCED IN THE MARKETPLACE. by Gillmor, Frances.
    Gillmor, Frances.
    THE KING DANCED IN THE MARKETPLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of the Aztec society in the Valley of Mexico 80 years before its conquest by Spain, focusing on its doomed ruler Moctezuma I. Illustrated by Carolyn Huff Kinsey. Chart of family relationships, very extensive notes, references, index. xvi, 272pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in beige cloth in very good dust jacket (tape ghosts on boards, some discoloration to inside of dj, but overall tight and clean, original price of 6.50 still present).

    Book ID: 78254
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  • Rohmer, Harriet and Anchondo Mary (adapted by). Illustrated by Graciela Carrillo.
    HOW WE CAME TO THE FIFTH WORLD / COMO VINIMOS AL QUINTO MUNDO: A Creation Story from Ancient Mexico.

    Edition: Revised edition.

    San Francisco: Children's Book Press (1988). Hardcover - Bilingual children's book with the text in Spanish and English, a descriptive tale as told by Aztec elders illustrated with vibrant paintings by Graciela Carrillo. Part of Tales of the Americas series. Informative end page by Harriet Rohmer. 24 pp. ISBN: 9780892390243.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 59454
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  • SURVIVORS IN MEXICO. by West, Rebecca; Bernard Schweizer, editor.
    West, Rebecca; Bernard Schweizer, editor.
    SURVIVORS IN MEXICO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Haven & London: Yale University Press, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - West's exploration of Mexican history, religion and culture - including the lives of such figures as Cortes, Montezuma, the Reclus brothers, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Dr. Atl, and Leon Trotsky. Although not completed before her death, she left a series of extensive drafts and revisions that Bernard Schweizer has meticulously assembled and edited. Introduction by Schweizer. Appendix with three book reviews by Rebecca West, notes, index. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-300-098863.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57564
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