The book of the jaguar priest a translation of the book of chilam balam of tizimin.

Worcester Makemson, Maud.

Published by By 1593, the date of the opening pages of the Book of chilam Balam of Tizimin, there were only a few old men left who could read the ancient hieroglyphs and they were forbidden to teach the hereditary lore to their sons. It was then they decided to record what they remembered the way of life of their people. This book was obviously written to be read in secret by the faithful. Translated here into english after long and arduous effort, this is a significant document. 1951.
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Henry Schuman, New York 1951. First edition. Publisher s cloth. dustwrapper. 238 (2) pp. Dustwrapper worn otherwhise a good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 5904

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Publisher: By 1593, the date of the opening pages of the Book of chilam Balam of Tizimin, there were only a few old men left who could read the ancient hieroglyphs and they were forbidden to teach the hereditary lore to their sons. It was then they decided to record what they remembered the way of life of their people. This book was obviously written to be read in secret by the faithful. Translated here into english after long and arduous effort, this is a significant document. 1951.

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Book Description Henry Schuman, New York, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Octavo. Hardcover Cloth. 1951. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Text in English 238 pp. Bound in original cloth. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Interior text is clean throughout. Binding is solid. Bookseller Inventory # GRP85655862

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Book Description Henry Schuman, New York, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 238 Pages; 2 Parts; 7 Chapters With Bibliography And Index In Rear. Pages Tight; Moderate Page Wear; No Markings; Page Edges Slightly Yellowed. Linen-Like Peach Hard Covers With Black Lettering On Spine. Minor Shelf Wear. Faded Black Dust Jacket With White Lettering On Front Dj;Wear And Slight Tears On Dj Spine Ends, Corners, And Edges. Some Creases Along Flap Folds. Commentary Chapters Include: Character And Contents; Historical Aspect Of The Book Of Tizimin; Gods And The Calendar; Count Of Katuns; Omens And Prognostications; Astronomy, Philosophy And Mythology, The Correlation Question, Etc. Story Revealed Of The Proud Xiu And Chel Tribes In The 16Th Century Of The Maya Province. The Book Of Chilam Balam Of Tizimin, Ancient Hieroglyphs Was Almost Lost, But Was Recorded By A Few Who Remembered The Way Of Life Of Their People. This Was Translated Into English After Long And Arduous Effort Into A Significant Document And Includes Fragments Of History And Mythology, Religious Ceremonials, Lamentations And Exhorations To The Maya People. An Inspiring Story And Colorful Picture Of A Forgotten Epoch Of American History! Very Rare Vintage Copy. Bookseller Inventory # S44-B3941-7686

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Book Description Henry Schuman, New York, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st. Condition: GOOD/FAIR. 238 pp. Spine slightly cocked and bumped at crown and heel, corners of boards lightly bumped, page edges tanned and dusty, faint finger marks to front free endpaper. Jacket priceclipped, sunned, lightly dustsoiled, worn, chipped. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 282207

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