The War of Conquest, How it was Waged Here in Mexico, The Aztecs' Own Story As Given to Fr. Bernardino de Sahagun. Bernardino de Sahagun, Arthur O. Anderson, Charles E. Dibble.

The War of Conquest, How it was Waged Here in Mexico, The Aztecs' Own Story As Given to Fr. Bernardino de Sahagun

Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 1978.

First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. xix, 94 pp, with maps, illustrations. A fine copy, in dust jacket with minimal shelf wear. This volume is "the Aztec version of the Spanish conquest ... [it is] the story of two cultures intoxicated with war, each strange and fascinating to the other. The Aztecs, painfully honest in telling their tale, reveal a deadly, compelling curiosity easily seduced by the glitter and clatter of the Spanish armor" (dust jacket). A mdoernized translation of the native text that remains faithful in style to the Nahuatl version. Illustrated throughout with drawing from the original manuscript in the Laurentian Library in Florence.

Item #969

Price: $50.00