An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552

An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552

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By (author) Martin De La Cruz, Translated by William Gates

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 206mm x 10mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 28 March 2003
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486411303
  • ISBN 13: 9780486411309
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 475,429

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments -- boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.

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