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The search for the Codex Cardona

Author: Arnold J Bauer
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Tells the story of his experiences on the trail of a cultural treasure, a Mexican 'painted book' that first came into public view at Sotheby's auction house in London in 1982, nearly four hundred  Read more...

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Bauer, Arnold J.
Search for the Codex Cardona
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009030093
(OCoLC)319499265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold J Bauer
ISBN: 9780822391579 0822391570
OCLC Number: 504567837
Notes: "On the trail of a sixteenth-century Mexican treasure."
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 181 p., 8 p. of plates) : col. ill., col. maps.
Contents: The Crocker lab --
A world of painted books --
Early doubts --
Sotheby's of London --
The Getty --
Sloan ranger --
Nights in the gardens of Coyoacan --
A mysterious affidavit --
Seville --
Christie's of New York --
El Palacio del Marques --
Libreria Zocalo --
An internet posting --
The architect's studio --
Pasaje de las Flores --
The high end --
Ibiza --
A Madrid anticuario.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Arnold J. Bauer.

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