DescriptionBernal Diaz del Castillo. The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1942. First edition, thus. Limited to 1,500 copies of which this is number 610. The limitation page is signed by artist Miguel Covarrubias, who provided the illustrations; also signed by the editor and the printer. 4to. xxii, 263pp. Index. Original full marbled calf over boards. Original box is chipping, splitting, and missing the top edge panel. Very good.
The limitation page is signed by artist Miguel Covarrubias, who provided the illustrations; also signed by the editor and the printer. Text in double columns. Original full marbled calf over boards. Raised bands; morocco title labels with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly lifting on title labels.
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