Gods and Myths of the Aztecs Hunt, Norman Bancroft
0765199017 / 9780765199010 Very Good.
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition coffee-table hardcover with dustjacket published 1996 by Smithmark. EDGE-CRUMPLING to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 112 pages; Index; map; large color and black-and-white photos of artifacts and archaeological sites. Language: English. NOTE: Large size; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. '[I]ntroduces the traditions, beliefs, and attitudes that governed the Aztec world-view . . . [including] monumental architecture in the form of temples and pyramids, widespread human sacrifice, a sacred calendar on which ritual activities were based, hieroglyphic writing, ritual ball games, [and] a pantheon of gods'--from jacket flap. Keywords: folklore, mythology, Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Mesoamerica.