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The Resource The search for the Codex Cardona : on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure, Arnold J. Bauer

The search for the Codex Cardona : on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure, Arnold J. Bauer

Label
The search for the Codex Cardona : on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure
Title
The search for the Codex Cardona
Title remainder
on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure
Statement of responsibility
Arnold J. Bauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Search for the Codex Cardona, Arnold J. Bauer tells the story of his experiences on the trail of a cultural treasure, a Mexican “painted book” that first came into public view at Sotheby’s auction house in London in 1982, nearly four hundred years after it was presumably made by Mexican artists and scribes
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357657
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
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Bauer, Arnold J
Dewey number
972/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Nahuas
  • Nahuas
  • Manuscripts, Mexican
Target audience
adult
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on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure
Label
The search for the Codex Cardona : on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure, Arnold J. Bauer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Crocker lab -- A world of painted books -- Early doubts -- Sotheby's of London -- The Getty -- Sloan ranger -- Nights in the gardens of Coyoacán -- A mysterious affidavit -- Seville -- Christie's of New York -- El Palacio del Marqués -- Librería Zócalo -- An Internet posting -- The architect's studio -- Pasaje de las Flores -- The high end -- Ibiza -- A Madrid anticuario -- Resolution
Control code
ocn319499265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 181 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780822346142
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030093
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)319499265
Label
The search for the Codex Cardona : on the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure, Arnold J. Bauer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Crocker lab -- A world of painted books -- Early doubts -- Sotheby's of London -- The Getty -- Sloan ranger -- Nights in the gardens of Coyoacán -- A mysterious affidavit -- Seville -- Christie's of New York -- El Palacio del Marqués -- Librería Zócalo -- An Internet posting -- The architect's studio -- Pasaje de las Flores -- The high end -- Ibiza -- A Madrid anticuario -- Resolution
Control code
ocn319499265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 181 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780822346142
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030093
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)319499265

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