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ISTORIA DELLA CONQUISTA DEL MESSICO, Della Popolazione e de’ Progressi Nell’America Settentrionale Conosciuta Sotto Nome di Nuova Spagna, Scritta in Castigliano.E Tradotta in Toscano Da Un Accademico della Crusca

Solis y Ribadeneyra Antonio de

Published by Firenze Gio. Filippo Cecchi 1699, 1699
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First Edition of the translation of this classic work on Mexico into Italian. The Spanish edition was published in Madrid in 1684. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece vignette, and with 10 other very fine engraved pictorial vignettes as head-pieces, and 10 very beautiful and elaborate tail-piece engravings by Stefano dellla Bella, as well as 3 engraved portraits of Cortez, Montezuma and Solis, the author, engraved by Fariat after the designs of Passari. 4to (mm. 265 x 205), handsomely bound in fine contemporary vellum, the spine with raised bands and with a maroon morocco lettering label framed in gilt. [26], 763 pp. A very fine example, very well preserved, the binding in good order with some occasional spots to the vellum caused by age, the text-block and engravings all in good order. A copy from a fine Roman library. FIRST EDITION IN THE ITALIAN TRANSLATION. The author, was secretary to Philip IV of Spain, and is considered the most important chronicler of the Indies. Bookseller Inventory # 23873

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Publisher: Firenze Gio. Filippo Cecchi 1699

Publication Date: 1699

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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