FW: Publication announcement: Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs
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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.Sincerely,Anne KemperEditorial DepartmentHippocrene Books
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Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs
$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@...
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