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PRESCOTT, William Hickling 1796-1859. [ [ Edited By John Foster Kirk ] ]

Published by George Routledge & Sons, London (1884)

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About this Item: George Routledge & Sons, London, 1884. Hard Cover. Condition: Good Minus. Frontispiece - Pedro De La Gasca (illustrator). New and Revised Edition. LONDON : 1887. Hardback. Two volumes in one; 1. The Conquest of Peru; with frontispiece with tissue-guard of Pedro De La Gasca. Map of Peru. 2. Biographical and Critical Miscellanies; with frontispiece portrait of Prescott with tissue-guard. Dark-green sand-grained cloth; gilt lettered spine and cover. Untrimmed edges as issued. No owner name or internal markings. Tight, bright and clean. Minor wear and foxing to end-papers. GOOD. (xxi), 459, 302 pages. Index to the first work. Contents of second work; Charles Brockden Brown, the American novelist --Asylum for the blind -- Irving's conquest of Granada -- Cervantes -- Sir Walter Scott -- Chateaubriand's Englishliterature -- Bancroft's United States -- Madame Calderon's life in Mexico -- Molière -- Italian narrative poetry -- Poetry and romance of the Italians -- Scottish song -- Da Ponte's observations -- Ticknor's history of Spanish literature. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping**. 8vo. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Cumberland, Everyman, Inklings, Literature, Rarities, Theology and History. ]. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 0040524

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About this Item: J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia; London, 1904. Green cloth, with gilt spine titles and decorations. Twenty-two volumes complete set. LIMITED EDITION OF 1,000. An attractive set. Seller Inventory # 37323

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The Works of William H Prescott History: William H Prescott

About this Item: London: George Routledge and Son., 1878. Hardcover. Condition: Good. London: George Routledge and Son, 12 Volumes dated 1881 and 1878. New and Revised Editions. Approximately 8 ¾ inches tall. Full tree calf leather binding, with green and brown labels, gilt decorated spine compartments, top edge gilt, many pages uncut. Leather a little dry, all joints sound, top of the spine of Vol I damaged with loss (see photos), top compartment of Vol IV with minor abrasion, otherwise attractive and elegant. Vol I 1881, History of the Conquest of Peru, Vol I, xxxii, [i], facsimile of the signatures of Francisco Pizarro, map, 469pp, frontispiece, many pages uncut; Vol II 1881, History of the Conquest of Peru, Vol II, xiii, [i], 473pp, frontispiece, many pages uncut; Vol III 1878, History of the Conquest of Mexico, Vol I, xviii, [i], facsimile of the signature of Cortes, folding map, 591pp, frontispiece and an engraved plate, many pages uncut; Vol IV 1878, History of the Conquest of Mexico, Vol II, xv, [i], folding map, 580pp, frontispiece and an engraved plate, many pages uncut; Vol V 1878, History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic, Vol I, xxiv, frontispiece, many pages uncut Vol VI 1878, History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic, Vol II, xii, 615pp, frontispiece and 2 engraved plates, many pages uncut; Vol VII 1878, History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth, Vol I, xvi, 658pp, frontispiece, many pages uncut; Vol VIII 1878, History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth, Vol II, viii, 705pp, frontispiece, many pages uncut; Vol IX 1878, History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain, Vol I, xxii, [iii], 3-523pp, frontispiece, facsimile letter by Philip II and 1 engraved plate, many pages uncut; Vol X 1878, History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain, Vol II, xii, [ii], 3-527pp, frontispiece and 2 engraved plates, many pages uncut; Vol XI 1881, History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain, Vol III, xi, [iii], 3-408pp, frontispiece and 2 engraved plates, many pages uncut; Vol XII 1878, Biographical and Critical Miscellanies, ix, 608pp, frontispiece, many pages uncut. Approximately 8 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine good condition gilt titles, twin green and brown labels, damage with loss to the top of Vol I, abrasion to the top compartment of Vol IV, a little dry, attractive. Joints good condition gently worn. Corners good condition bumped and worn. Boards good condition full tree calf with gilt borders, gently worn and marked. Page edges good condition top edge gilt, other pages many uncut, minor tanning and foxing. See above and photos. Internally Hinges good condition sound. Paste downs good condition marbled. End papers good condition marbled. Title good condition tanned with minor foxing, tissue guard. Pages good condition tanned, with some foxing, good and tightly bound, many pages uncut, unread. Binding good condition attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1878-81 Binding: Hardback. Seller Inventory # ABE-1600723455654

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