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William H. Prescott

Published by Phillips, Sampson and Co., Boston, Massachusetts (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson and Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1855. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Good +. First edition. Sold as an excellent original reading copy or a good volume for rebinding. Single vol. 1 only. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, frontispiece + xxxvi + 618 pages + engraved plates, blind embossed maroon cloth. A good plus hard cover first edition over all, internal bindings and hinges solid, but spine canted, spine cloth faded and fraying at top and bottom edges, paper very good with light scattered foxing primarily at front-matter, Seller Inventory # 43316

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston, 1855. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Brown boards.Volume I [3]+iv-xxxvi+618p,illus,facs,cep. Volume II [4]+iv-xvii+610p,illus,facs Book plate and 1856 owners name and date. Early owners book plate paste-down and 1907 Ink three lines owner on vol I Both volumes head and tail have cloth loss, corners frayed. Interior near fine with many uncut pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 3439

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Watson, Robert

Published by James Eastburn & Co., New York (1818)

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About this Item: James Eastburn & Co., New York, 1818. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. First American edition. Worn leather covers, some chipping, circular stain and few small holes on back. Worn, soiled cloth tape as backstrip with handmade spine label. Owner name and some scribbles on end papers in pencil, pages heavily foxed, otherwise good. Seller Inventory # 085368

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Watson, Robert

Published by James Eastburn & Co., New York, NY (1818)

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About this Item: James Eastburn & Co., New York, NY, 1818. Leather Bound. Condition: Good. First Edition.. 1st Printing. Moderate general wear. Has foxing. 448 pages. Seller Inventory # 105263

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Prescott, William H.

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston, 1855. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. B&w illustrations (illustrator). First Edition. xxxvi, 618pp & [xviii], 610pp [expertly rebound in green library buckram with gilt stamped lettering on spines; foxing and browning, particularly around the few plates; some light dampstains; volume two has about three pages where pencil scribbing or drawing had been done, but partially erased - front free endpaper, copyright page, blank reverse of one plate, and blank lower margin of last page of text; volume two lacks tissues over plates] May require additional postage Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 110051

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The History of the Reign of Philip: Watson, Robert

Watson, Robert

Published by George Long, New York (1818)

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About this Item: George Long, New York, 1818. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. The is the First American Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's name in ink on title page. This is the First American, from the Last London Edition, and has been rebound into a red leatherette cloth binding with new end papers. Original title page is present, 448 pages. Minor wear at corners, boards lightly soiled, interior pages toned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 008964. Seller Inventory # 008964

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PRESCOTT, William H

Published by Richard Bentley (1855)

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About this Item: Richard Bentley, 1855. Hardback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No dw. 1st edn. ~ Original blind decorated blue cloth. Gilt lettering & decoration to spines. Heads of spines slightly faded. Cloth bright & unfaded. Inner hinges slightly cracked. Bookplates removed from inside front boards. Size: xxii + xii, 498 + 551pp. Illus. Seller Inventory # YY1217

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William H. Prescott

Published by Phillips, Sampson, and Company, USA (1859)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, USA, 1859. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Original edition published in 1859. Volume 3 only. Text is unmarked, with uneven (mild to moderate) tanning amongst the signatures. Binding is tight, hinges undamaged. Exterior shows mild overall wear, with cloth fraying a bit at spine tail. Square, tight, well-preserved copy. Seller Inventory # 1618B

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson and Co., Boston, MA (1859)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson and Co., Boston, MA, 1859. Hardcover. Condition: Good. B/W Plates (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) Phillips, Sampson and Co., Boston, MA, 1859. 1st Edition Later Printing, Good, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=6.5"x9.5", 1704pgs. B/W Plates. Volume 1worn at spine edge, chipped head & foot of spine, slight wear at fore-edge corner, other 2 volumes frayed head & foot of spine, nicked at spine edges, shelfworn at bottom edges, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Texts fairly bright & in Near Fine condition. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY183090I

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Prescott, William H. (John Foster Kirk, Edited)

Published by J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA (1874)

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About this Item: J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1874. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. (full book description) J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1874. 1st Edition VG, Hard Covers, No Dust Jacket. Size=5"x7.5", 1570pgs(Index). Small hairline tears (tears not completely through) at endpaper hinges, owner bookplate, small owner name embossment on front endpaper, small ink date stamp, number, initials inside rear endpaper of each volume, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Text & covers in Near Fine condition. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY162032I

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Lippincott, Philadelphia (1871)

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About this Item: Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1871. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Three volume set; all uniformly bound in half-leather with marbled paper, raised bands. Minor rubbing to edges. Very handsome and an excellent set for any fine library. Interiors are very clean. Seller Inventory # 007020

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Richard Bentley (1855)

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About this Item: Richard Bentley, 1855. 3/4 TAN LEATHER WITH M ... Condition: Very Good. Prescott, William H. History of the Reign of Philip the Second - King of Spain (2 volumes in 1). London: Richard Bentley, 1855. 1st UK edition. 500pp. 12mo. Book condition: Good. Edges rubbed and bumped, and spine a bit faded and scuffed. Front hinge shows light cracking but still holding tight. Former owner printed book plate on front pastedown. Contents very good, clean and tight. The 3rd volume was published three years later, in 1858. Seller Inventory # RPREHIS01EC

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Prescott., William Hinckling

Published by Bentley, London (1855)

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About this Item: Bentley, London, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Two volumes. Bound in 3/4 brown leather and marbled boards. 5 raised spine bands. Leather spine insets. Gilt spine lettering and decorations. Marbled end papers and page edges. Mild shelf wear. Spines sunned. Otherwise a clean and attractive set that is physically solid and will withstand further use. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 259084

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Harper & Brothers New York 1855 (1855)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers New York 1855, 1855. 1st ed. thus hardback in original cloth Very Good octavo xvi + 500, xv + 185 + 255pp., frontis.(2), illusts., fldg. map, index, Volumes a little shaken o/w nice clean, tight set. Seller Inventory # A117709

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John Calvin And Rev. Charles William Bingham, M.A.

Published by Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Boston, 1855. Hard cover. First edition.. 3 volume set. Book Condition: Good. Clean interior pages. Binders tape on all 3 vol. 's. Covers lightly rubbed around the edges and corners. overall nice set. Good.1/2 leather with marbled boards rubbed / corners worn. text clean / binding intact. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Seller Inventory # KensBooks2.0036123

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson and Company, Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson and Company, Boston, 1855. Cloth. Condition: Overall VG. No Jacket. First Edition. Brown embossed covers. Corners bumped, spine ends bent; vol. 1 spine has a tear along rear hinge near top, vol. 2 spine has tear on front hinge, at top, and small tear to top of spine. Gold lettering on spines. Interiors of both vols. are clean and tight. Frontis with tissue in each, as well as additional illustrations with tissues. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 007598

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Prescott, William H.:

Published by London: R. Bentley, 1855 (Bde 1 & 2) und 1859

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About this Item: London: R. Bentley, 1855 (Bde 1 & 2) und 1859. Format: 12 x 17,5 cm, 1st (?) edition. xxviii, 466 + xvi, 468 + xv, 396 Seiten, jeder Band mit einem Frontispiz-Porträt (Stahlstich), sowie einem weiteren seidenpapiergeschützten gestochenen Porträt in den Bänden 1 und 2 . Fest gebunden in Halbleder der Zeit; weinrote Lederecken und Rücken mit schlicht goldgepr. Zierleisten, Titel und Bandnummer. Rotgrundig marmorierte Deckelbezüge. Die Deckelbezüge sind bei allen Bänden etwas berieben, die Rücken und Ecken eher gering alters- , die Stiche bis auf den -völlig sauberen "Herzog von Alba" in Bd. 2- wasserspurig. Selten Stockflecken. Insg. befriedigende, frühe Ausgabe, komplett mit allen Stichen und dem vier Jahre später erschienenen dritten Band. 19. JAHRHUNDERT beih. Seller Inventory # 31338

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William H. Prescott

Published by Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston, 1855. Hardback. Condition: G. No Jacket. First American Edition. Volume 1 - 618 pp, Volume 2 - 610 pp, b/w illustrations in both volumes and pages are clean and tight, the front free endpaper of volume 1 has a gift inscription dated 1855, both volumes have heavy wear on the edges and corners, volume 1 has a 5" x 1" spot on front cover, volume 1 has a slightly loose front outside hinge, this is a very usable first edition of this set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 009063

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Robert Watson

Published by Price et al, Dublin (1777)

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About this Item: Price et al, Dublin, 1777. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Unusually published in Dublin by Price. Two leather bound hardcovers with gilt titles within red frames on spines. Both spines have some damage with about three small pieces of leather missing, the cover boards otherwise show only little wear, perhaps slightly bumped corners. Inside the front cover is a stamp for the Advocates' Library, Aberdeen. There are 443 and 437 clean pages with an index at rear of volume 2. Scarce 1st edition published in 1777 with an unusual publisher both in good to very good condition. Seller Inventory # 002737

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston (1858)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston, 1858. Hardcover. Condition: vg. First edition. Quarto. XXXVI, 618, XVII, [1], 610, XIV, 476pp. Modern blue cloth with gold lettering on spines. Engraved frontispiece in each volume. This unfinished "History of the Reign of Phillip II" (1855-1858) has become a classic work in the field, and has had a great impact on the study of both Spain and Mesoamerica. Spines slightly age-toned. Minor shelf wear. Sporadic and very minor foxing/age toning throughout. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. Seller Inventory # 29955

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William Hinckling Prescott.

Published by London: Bentley (1855)

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About this Item: London: Bentley, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo, 3/4 red morocco, rubbed, some covers loose, frontispieces, [xxii], 408; [xii], 551; [xii], 391pp. Title leaf in Vol. I bears the small signature of Henry Churchill. BAL 16353 and BAL 16365 (for Vol. III, published by Routledge, as cited by Blanck, who does not, however, clarify that the published date should be 1859). The volumes appeared sequentially in 1855, 1855 and, finally, in 1859. First Editions. Seller Inventory # C174/177

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Watson, Robert

Published by Printed for W. Strahan, London (1777)

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About this Item: Printed for W. Strahan, London, 1777. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Volumes 1 & 2. Full calf with gilt decoration and red title labels on spines, gilt borders around front and back covers, both spines have a chip to the leather, chipped spine ends, marbled endpapers, small coat of arms on each front paste-down. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 18352

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PRESCOTT, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson, and Company 1855-1858, Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, and Company 1855-1858, Boston, 1855. Hardcover. First American Edition. . Three volumes; large octavos (23.5cm.); uniformly bound in brown-black blind-embossed cloth, gilt spines, yellow glazed endpapers; portrait frontispieces in each volume, four leaves of plates throughout, including one map. Boards a bit rubbed and worn, some brief soil, insect damage to front fly leaf of Vol. I, textblock of Vol. III uniformly browned due to poor paper stock, else an About Very Good and sound set. BAL 16354 (Vols. I & II) and 16365 (Vol. III). Amorial ownership bookplates dated 1856 in manuscript of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, great grandson of Thomas Jefferson and the last American plenipotentiary to France, appointed by President Harrison in 1892. Seller Inventory # 34603

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Watson, Robert / Thomson, William

Published by James Eastburn & Co., New-York (1818)

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About this Item: James Eastburn & Co., New-York, 1818. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. First American Edition. First American Edition, From the Last London Edition. 448pp; 288pp uniformly bound in tree calf, spine labels intact, binding and hinges tight. Both volumes have foxing, with Philip the Second showing upper corner damp mark on half the pages, covers rubbed, both volumes have the covers starting. Philip the Third was written by Watson and Thomson. Both volumes show previous owners names inside the front cover and on title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 006371

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History of the Reign of Philip the: William H. Prescott

William H. Prescott

Published by 59 - London - Richard Bentley, Routledge Warnes and Routledge (1855)

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About this Item: 59 - London - Richard Bentley, Routledge Warnes and Routledge, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD INDEED. First edition. A set of biographical works, of which two are first editions,exploring the life and reign of King Philip the second. Each volume features a frontispiece and portrait plates, with volume one including a facsimile. Prescott is widely recognised by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. He became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In halfred morocco bindings with cloth boards. Externally, smart with only light marks to the boards and rubbing to the spine. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound with bright pages. Some offsetting and light spotting to the first and last pages. Armorial bookplates to the front pastedown of each volume. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. Seller Inventory # 021703

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Watson, R

Published by W Strahan and T Cadell, London (1777)

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About this Item: W Strahan and T Cadell, London, 1777. hardcover. Condition: Fair. First thus. 4to. Volume I of 2 only. Front cover detached and rear hinge slack, otherwise a good copy for its age. Leather covered boards and spine scuffed, with remains of banding and gilt lettering. Minor foxing. Heavy book, will incur additional postage charge. Immediate despatch from the UK. Seller Inventory # AB1859

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History of the Reign of Philip the: William H Prescott

William H Prescott

Published by - London - George Routledge and Co and Richard Bentley (1850)

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About this Item: - London - George Routledge and Co and Richard Bentley, 1850. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. First edition. A selection of William H Prescott's historical works. Prescott has widely been recognised as the first American scientific historian. The works present are as follows:History of the Reign of Philip the Second King of Spain,2vol(1855)History of the Conquest of Mexico with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisations and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes, (1850) Sixth Edition 2vol. History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth by William Robertson With an Account of the Emperor's Life after his Abdication, (1857-1859)With a frontispiece toboth volumesof History of the Reign of Philip II of Spain and an additional facsimile plate to volume I. A frontispiece to both volumes of History of the Conquest of Mexico with a folding map toboth volumesand additional plate to volume II. Frontispiece to the first volume and third volumesof Charles V. Mispagination to volume III of Charles V as 'x' is repeated twice, meaning the contents is actually xi rather than x. The reign of Philip the Second is a first edition and remained unfinished. Prescott is admired for his exhaustive, careful and systematic use of archives. Condition: In original blue cloth bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Publisher's names are gilt stamped to the bottom of spines. Externally, generally smart with slight bumping to the extremities and to the head and tail of spines. Minor rubbing to the gilting on spines. Both hingesof volume I of Philipare slightly strained but firm. Front hinge to volume I of Mexico is slightly strained but firm. Front hinge to volumes and I III of Charles Vare slightly strained but firm. Prior owner's signature to the recto of volume I of Philip, 'Alexander XXX Madrid 1934'. Prior owner's signature 'Houghton' to the recto of frontispiece to volume I of Philip. Bookseller's blind stamp to the recto of front endpaper to volume II of Philip, Thomas J Beverley. Prior owner's signature to the recto of front endpaper toboth volumesof Mexico, 'Leslie Coldwell Smith,Godfrey'. Binder's stamp to rear of both volumes of Mexicoand Charles V, Edmonds and Remnants. Blind stamp to verso of front endpaper to volume III of Philip, Beverley Boston. Internally, all volume are generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are slightly age toned with spotting to the first and last few pages and scattered spots throughout. Heavy spotting to the frontispieces of Charles V. Overall: GOOD. Seller Inventory # 051845

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Prescott, William H.

Published by Phillips, Sampson, 1855, 1855, 1858., Boston (1855)

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About this Item: Phillips, Sampson, 1855, 1855, 1858., Boston, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good;Good. First Edition. 3 vols. xxxvi, 618 pp.; xvii, 610 pp.; xiv, 476 pp. Original brown cloth. Facsimile of handwriting and map present. Minor chipping at head and foot of spine, minor tears along edges of spines, bookplates, previous owners' names in pencil and pen, 2 vols. Very Good Minus, 1 vol. Good Plus. Some leaves still unopened. Seller Inventory # 008821

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History of the Reign of Philip the: PRESCOTT, William H.

PRESCOTT, William H.

Published by London: Richard Bentley, 1855 (1855)

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About this Item: London: Richard Bentley, 1855, 1855. 2 volumes, octavo. Original vertical-ribbed blue cloth, blind compartments to spines enclosing gilt titles and decoration including a large block of the Philippine arms, blind Moorish ropework border to sides, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Contemporary bookseller's blind-stamp (Simms of Manchester) to front free endpapers; ownership inscriptions to front pastedown and free endpaper of vol. 1. Spines rolled, tips bumped, light spotting to prelims and final few leaves of vol. 1, more strongly in vol. 2, vol. 1 sig. U and vol. 2 sig. Y loose at head, both held by the lower cords. A very good copy in the bright original cloth. Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guards, title pages printed in red and black. First UK edition, complete as issued in two volumes; a third volume was published by Routledge in 1859. Prescott (1796-1859) has been called America's first scientific historian, and his "graceful, authoritative narratives of Spanish military, diplomatic, and political history had no equal in their time" (Ency. Brit.) An attractive set of a work originally published in Boston earlier the same year (the third volume was also first issued there, in 1859). Seller Inventory # 118090

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Spain) Prescott, William H.

Published by Routledge, Warnes and Routledge Farrington Street, London (1859)

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About this Item: Routledge, Warnes and Routledge Farrington Street, London, 1859. Reprint of 1855 first edition. Reprint of 1855 first edition. Engraved portrait frontispieces, facsimile, map. 498; 551; x, 391 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in full tan polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g., by Riviere. Very nice set, minor rubbing Engraved portrait frontispieces, facsimile, map. 498; 551; x, 391 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 221597

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