Clavigero, Francesco Saverio
Title The History of Mexico. Collected from Spanish and Mexican Historians, from Manuscripts, and Ancient Paintings of the Indians. Illustrated by Charts, and Other Copper Plates. To Which Are Added, Critical Dissertations on the Land, the Animals, and Inhabitants of Mexico. By Abbé D. Francesco Saverio Clavigero. Translated from the Original Italian, by Charles Cullen, Esq. In Two Volumes.
Edition First English Edition
Publisher London Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1787
Seller ID 476
First edition in English. xxxii, , 476pp (with one pagination error); , 463, p. Contemporary full calf, spine in compartments with red and green leather labels lettered and decorated in gold. The board edges are also decorated in gold. Map of Mexico and twenty-four inserted plates in volume I; map of the lakes of Mexico and one inserted plate in volume II. The appendix includes a list of Mexican Years from the foundation to the conquest of Mexico, compared with Christian years, a Mexican calendar, and more. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Front joint of volume I and rear joint of volume II partially split, title of map in volume I cut out, wear to corner tips, light scuffing and rubbing to covers. A very good set. Graesse II.196-197. Sabin 13519. Streeter Sale I:194.; Quarto