By William H Prescott; John Foster Kirk [ed.]
London   Swan Sonnenschein and Co.
8.5" by 5.5" xxiv, 713pp.
New edition of Prescott's seminal history of Mexican conquest in a charming prize binding from King William's College.
By William H Prescott; John Foster Kirk [ed.]

c1900 History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisation, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes

London   Swan Sonnenschein and Co.
8.5" by 5.5" xxiv, 713pp.
New edition of Prescott's seminal history of Mexican conquest in a charming prize binding from King William's College.
£59.00
: 1kgs / : 845A47

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Leather Binding, Prize Binding, Rebound

A new, revised edition of this classic work concerned with the history of Mexican conquest written by William H. Prescott edited by John Forster Kirk. A very influential and important work for the study of Mesoamerica.

With a biographical sketch of the conqueror, Hernando Cortes.

Illustrated with maps and further plates.

William H Prescott wan an American historian, widely recognised as the first American scientific historian.

In full calf prize binding from King William's College, with bookplate to front pastedown dated 1900. Dated from prize bookplate. 

Condition

In full calf binding with five raised bands, gilt tooling to spine and extremities, gilt blind stamp to front board, marbled edges. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear only, light rubbing to rear board and joints. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally clean with light minor spotting affecting occasional leaf, particularly leaves of plates.

Very Good

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