Solis, Antonio de; Townsend, Thomas (Translator)
Title The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English from the Original Spanish of Don Antonio De Solis, Secretary and Historiographer to His Catholick Majesty, by Thomas Townsend.
Edition First English Edition
Publisher London Printed for T. Woodward 1724
Seller ID 474
, 163, 252, 152pp. Contemporary full speckled panelled calf with large fleurons at corners, spine in six compartments with raised bands and gold decorations, speckled edges. Frontispiece of Hernan Cortès engraved by George Vertue, six engraved foldout plates, and a map. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Leather shows some wear, front joint partially cracked, old faint stain to top edge partially affecting some of the plates, mild sporadic foxing, lettering on spine dulled. A good+ copy. Sabin 86487.; Folio
HISTORY AMERICANA MEXICO SPAIN