Vaillant, Geoge C. Aztecs of Mexico.
New York Doubleday Hard Cover
Origin, Rise, and Fall of the Aztec Nation. Revised and annotated by Suzannah B. Vaillant. Dust jacket with mylar, all very good condition. Illustrated pastedowns of Central Mexico, Archaeological Sites - Center Design the Gods of Five Directions from Codex Vaticanus B. and the Valley of Mexico and Surrounding Country. CR 1941, 1962, second edition. 312 pages with index and bibliography. Black and white illustrations and drawings. Volume 2 in the American Museum of Natural History Science Series. Ink writing on pastedowns, previous owner's name and address in small print. Suzannah Vaillant has brought up-tp-date only such statements in the original as are ajudged incorrect by contemporary workers in the field. Twenty years of further study and excavations and new techniques of dating archaeological material have brought changes in the story of the Aztecs. The Aztec civilization was a composite of independent groups living in the Valley of Mexico prior to the Spanish conquest.