Whittington, E.Michael The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame
Thames & Hudson Ltd 2001-09-24 0500051089 / 9780500051085 Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Jacket Hardcover 30 to 37 cm tall, Folio
288 pages. Illustrated in colour. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwideEleven essays by leading scholars discuss all aspects of the Mesoamerican ballgame, from the natural history of rubber, to the architecture and equipment of the ballcourts, and the religious symbolism of the games. These are followed by the catalogue: 138 objects, often of striking beauty and power - models of ballplayers, both male and female, and the array of strange equipment which provided physical protection from the rigours of the sport.