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    William H. Prescott. History of the Conquest of Peru... New York: [1847]. First edition.

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    William H. Prescott. History of the Conquest of Peru. With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas... In Two Volumes. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1847]. First edition.

    Two quarto volumes. Two frontispieces in addition to "Map of Peru" and "Fac Simile of Two Signatures of Francisco Pizarro." Modern quarter leather over marble paper covered boards, spines paneled and stamped in gilt, all edges speckled. Marbled endpapers. Board edges somewhat rubbed with some abrasions, green paper covered boards showing at corners, spines slightly darkened; boards of Volume II a bit bowed. Text block edges lightly toned, bookplates on front pastedowns, a bit of text bleedthrough, occasional foxing, a few stains in outer margins with no effect to text. A very good set.



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