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Auction #113 begins on 29 Feb 2024

William H. Prescott & John Foster Kirk [editor]

History of the Conquest of Peru

With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas.

Published: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1874

Edition: New and revised edition

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2 volumes. Full-leather prize bindings in matching velvet lined slipcase.

Gilt cover vignette.

Gilt dentelle borders on cover.

Contrasting morocco titles.

Gilt raised bands and decorative panels.

Marbled endpapers and page blocks.

Presentation bookplate and binders plate.

Volume I.

xxxii, [1], 469 pages.

Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Map of Peru.

Volume II.

xiii, 473 pages.

Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Pizarro facsimile signature.

A very beautiful 2 volume set in matching slipcase.

Recorded shipping weight 3500g.

Shipped and insured recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22.5 x 14 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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