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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: Hippocrene Books [mailto:hippocrene.books@verizon.net] Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 12:53 PM To: Hippocrene Books Subject: Publication
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      From: Hippocrene Books [mailto:hippocrene.books@...]
      Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 12:53 PM
      To: Hippocrene Books
      Subject: Publication announcement: Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs

      Dear Readers,
      Hippocrene Books is pleased to announce the publication of John Montgomery's Dictionary of Maya Hierogyphs. This is the follow-up to his How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs, published earlier this year. Please see below for further information on this title.
      Any editorial and publicity queries may be addressed to hippocrene.books@..., Ordering queries will be answered at orders@... or by telephone: 718-454-2366.
      Anne Kemper
      Editorial Department
      Hippocrene Books

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      Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs

      John Montgomery

      $19.95 paperback; ISBN 0-7818-0862-6

      425 pages; 6 x 9; black & white line art throughout

      Publication date: October 2002

       Standing at the forefront of contemporary Mayan linguistic scholarship, this dictionary is a beautifully illustrated record of one of the world’s most intriguing vanished civilizations.

           Ø      A unique reference to the writing system of the ancient Maya

         Ø      Presents over 1,200 hieroglyphs or glyph compounds

        Ø      Each entry includes the hieroglyph, its phonetic spelling, Mayan equivalent, part of speech, and meaning

        Ø      Entries ordered alphabetically by phonetic spelling

        Ø      Multiple indices for cross-referencing by language (Mayan, English, Spanish), subject, grammatical function, visual elements,                     and T-numbers

       John Montgomery is an epigrapher and fine arts illustrator whose books include How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs (0-7818-0861-8), an introduction to the hieroglyphic writing system, and Tikal: An Illustrated History (0-7818-0853-7), a political history of the ancient Maya capital. Both are published by Hippocrene Books.



      Hippocrene Books, a New York-based publishing house specializing in reference and trade titles of international interest, has published dictionaries in over 100 languages.

       For review copies and interviews, contact Anne Kemper:

      T: 212-685-4371; F: 212-779-9338; E-mail: hippocrene.books@...

       Order Dept. Tel: 718-454-2366 • Fax: 718-454-1391

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