Why There is No Arguing In Heaven, A Mayan Myth.

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The creation myth of the Popul Vuh, which Lattimore has drawn from the only surviving text, in 17th c Latin, itself a translation of the codices hidden by the Maya before encroaching Spaniards a hundred and fifty years before. The illustrations were inspired by the stonework of the Maya, and painted art. She combines her knowledge of archeology with the blue-grey stonelike figures and vivid colours of the forest to create a simple version of the usually embellished Popul Vuh. Dramatic illustrations, binding too tight to photograph..

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3080 Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven - Lattimore
3080 Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven - Lattimore
3080 Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven - Lattimore
3080 Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven - Lattimore
Why There is No Arguing In Heaven, A Mayan Myth.
Lattimore, Deborah.
/DL, illustrator.
New York: Harper & Row, 1989, stated 1st printing, nl; grey-blue stamped reinforced boards,endpapers with a "dictionary of Mayan glyphs in jacket with paintings of the Mayan carvings; 8.5x10.5"..
Picture Book Hardback.
CONDITION: Fine in Very Good Plus jacket; book tight and as new; crisp jacket also as new but with thin ink mark on back flap edge so probably a library duplicate acquisition; unclipped 13.89.
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3080 Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven - Lattimore
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