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History of the conquest of Peru, 1524?1550.

Prescott, William Hickling.

Published by Imprenta Nuevo Mundo for the members of the Limited Editions Club, Mexico City, 1957
Hardcover
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This Limited Editions Club edition of Prescott's classic account of the clash of empires in Peru and the destruction of that of the Inca is limited to 1500 copies. It includes an introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison and water-color illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson. The colophon is signed by the illustrator and by Harry Block, the printer. The book was designed and issued to be a companion volume to the Club's printing of Bernal Diaz del Castillo's Discovery and Conquest of Mexico (Mexico City, 1942). The binding is full marbled sheep (pasta espa?ola) with gilt-stamped red spine-labels and raised bands accented with gilt rules. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). xxxvi, 252 pp., [2] pp.; illus. Limited Editions Club, Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by The Limited Editions Club, 1929?1985, 275. Original red slipcase; rubbed, chipped and splitting along edges, with some paper loss at corners; case spine sunned. Spine leather a bit darkened, joints opent. A busted bibliophile's copy, in a its slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 11287

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Title: History of the conquest of Peru, 1524?1550.

Publisher: Imprenta Nuevo Mundo for the members of the Limited Editions Club, Mexico City

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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