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The De La Cruz-Badiano Aztec Herbal of 1552 by  William Edmond (1863-1940) Gates - 1939 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: A0088)

The De La Cruz-Badiano Aztec Herbal of 1552

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The De La Cruz-Badiano Aztec Herbal of 1552

by Gates, William Edmond (1863-1940)

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xxxii+144 pages, with reproductions from the codex (many in color), and index. Octavo (8 ¾ “ x 6 ½ ”) issued in blue buckram with gilt lettering to spine. From the library of George M Foster. . 1st edition in English.

This volume contains the full text, in English, with all the figures of the plants, as found in the original manuscript, which as Codex Barberini, Latin 241, has remained in the Library and archives of the Vatican since the time of that Cardinal Barberini from whom it holds it Vatican reference number, and of whose interest in the many forms of natural history has come down to us. The manuscript was prepared as a tribute to the son of the then Vicory of Mexico, in 1552, by Martin de la Cruz and Juan Badiano. Originaly this was to be printed as one of the first publications of the Maya Society. This was first published as number 22 of the Society in 1938, but was published in Latin. This, number 23, is the English traslationg of the Latin version.

George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.

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Foster’s stamp on title and date of acquiry (10/17/44) on front paste down, light extremity wear, some underlining by Foster in the index else a very good copy.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
A0088
Title
The De La Cruz-Badiano Aztec Herbal of 1552
Author
Gates, William Edmond (1863-1940)
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
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Publisher
Maya Society
Place of Publication
Baltimore
Date published
1939

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