'The fascinating world of Aztec glyphic writing, magnificently explained by an erudite expert in the ancient art of tlacuilolli'
Dr Maria Castaneda de la Paz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
'At last! Gordon Whittaker has written a book that many of us have long wished for. He presents the Aztec glyphs in all their complexity and playfulness, and he does so in terms that any careful reader can follow ... richly rewarding'
Camilla Townsend, Distinguished Professor of History, Rutgers University and author of 'Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs'
'Sheds fresh light on intellectual achievements of long-vanished empire'
'There is undoubtedly a need for this first book on the subject … copiously and colourfully illustrated with Aztec glyphs that are visually compelling but intellectually challenging … [a] pioneering book'