The Aztec and Maya Papermakers
First scholarly work devoted to Aztec and Maya papermaking. Chosen by the American Institute of Graphic Arts as one of the fifty best books of 1944, it thoroughly discusses the processes and materials used by these ancient craftsmen. Extensive editorial apparatus. Essential reading for historians, anthropologists, and students.
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