first edition Cloth/hard Cover
1998 · Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
by Coe, Michael D.;Kerr, Justin
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1998. First Edition. Cloth/hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 240p. The author is one of the great experts on ancient Maya and here describes the class of scribes, the "keepers of the holy books" and decodes their symbols, and shows how they used their tools. Justin Carr has taken rich photographs depicting the art, their tools, using his rollout camera which for the first time allowed the cylindrical surfaces to be photographed with clarity. (Inventory #: 016295)