México: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2007. color plates, draws, tbls., maps., glos., bibl. (p. 219-230), appen., color pict. wrps., OCLC: 263684030. Item #88972
The book studies the artistic importance of the cut shell and mother of pearl objects in the Pre-Columbian Mexica culture, analyzing throughout colonial and conquest chronicles their artististic, social, religious and magic attributes associated with the benefits of the water, the fertility of the land, plant abundance and food production. First published: [México] : Grupo Financiero Mexival,  in a very limited edition.