Good. 1890; brown cloth boards with gold spine title; boards are marked; wear to corners of boards and edges of spine; 1 inch tear at foot of spine; no jacket; cracking to interior hinges; pencil markings on endpapers; no markings in text; rough cut edges; 95 pages; 8vo, 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall.
Very Good. 95 pages. This is the text of the most ancient authentic record of American religious lore, with a paraphrase, notes, and vocabulary of suggested word meanings. Five black-and-white plates. Volume VIII of Brinton's Library of Aboriginal American Literature. First edition (first printing). A very good copy. No dust jacket. Brown cloth covers with repairs to cracks at external hinges. Spine faded. Pages uncut. Figures near fine.
Fine. Book First Edition. Octavo, brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine title. Edges uncut. 95pp. including index and glossary. Illustrated with 5 black and white plates. No. VIII in Brinton's Library of Aboriginal American Literature. Includes a glossary of Nahuatl. A series of hymns or sacred songs of the Ancient Mexicans with paraphrases, notes and vocabulary. A very tight, undamaged volume newly recased by Persephone Press bindery in a handsome brown cloth with bright gilt titles and new heavy cream endpapers. Gently ex-library with a few markings but none on plates which are all fine with tissue guards in place and no card pocket etc. A very sound attractive and fresh volume. Very good plus. Uncommon.
Fair. B0022TLZNI Fair. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth, 24 cm, 95 pages, with five numbered black & white plates. Includes index. Fair condition but for institution and gift bookplates on front endpaper, and library card pocket on rep, institution inkstamp on verso of title, and with some foxing in margins. Covers with edges worn and with some fraying at head of spine and remnant of spine label on spine.
Rig Veda Americanus: Sacred Songs of the Ancient Mexicans, with a Gloss in Nahuatl (1890)
by Daniel Garrison Brinton
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