By Arthur Helps
London   Bell and Daldy
7.5" by 5" xxii, 320pp.
A bright copy in prize binding of this biography of Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador.
By Arthur Helps

1869 The Life of Pizarro, with some account of His Associates in the Conquest of Peru

London   Bell and Daldy
7.5" by 5" xxii, 320pp.
A bright copy in prize binding of this biography of Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador.
£110.00
: 0.75kgs / : 842A59

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Early Edition, Leather Binding, Prize Binding, Rebound

Second edition of this work, first published in the same year. Arthur Helps outlines the life of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, known for his expedition that led to the Spanish conquest of Peru. Born into a poor background, he chose to seek fortune in the New World and eventually obtained permission from the Spanish crown to lead a campaign to conquer Peru. 

This book also has some account of his associates. With half title.

Written by Arthur Helps, English writer, Cambridge Apostle and early advocate of animal rights. 

In prize binding from Canterbury College awarded to J. C. Miller at the annual examination of 1881.

Condition

Rebound in full calf with five raised bands, titles in gilt to morocco spine label, gilt tooling to spine, armorial blind stamp to front board, marbled edges and endpapers. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear, light rubbing to joints and spine, minor marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Minor spotting to first and last few leaves, pages otherwise bright and clean.

Very Good

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