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The Flame of Peace, a Tale of the Aztecs.

New York: Harper & row, 1987, stated 1st printing, nl; pumpkin and red boards, endpapers with an Aztec/English picture dictionary, page numbering in Náhuatl and Arabic numerals; 4to; 40 pp. Picture Book hardback.

A little boy, Two Flint, decides to search for the help of Lord Morning Star to bring peace to his father's city. Illustrated with striking images from the Aztec codices, an enchanting story drawing from from legends of the Aztec gods and of Lord Morning Star, the peaceful, learned aspect of Quetzalcoatl. In creating this story, based on her research of this period, the author hopes that it will satisfy "those two most critical audiences: scholars and children." SIGNED and inscribed "Many Happy Aztec Adventures" by author, with floral decorations.

CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; straight, tight, and clean; unclipped $12.95. Item #22500

Price: $25.00

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