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History of The Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes by  William H  H.P.) PRESCOTT - Hardcover - Signed - 1900 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 397881)

History of The Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes

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History of The Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes

by (LOVECRAFT, H.P.) PRESCOTT, William H

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New York: A.L. Burt, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Two volumes in one. Octavo. 461; 490pp., plates. Red cloth gilt. Modest wear to the cloth on the spine ends, a sound and tight, very good or better copy. H.P. Lovecraft's copy with his ownership Signature and address on the front fly: "H.P. Lovecraft, 598 Angell St., Providence, R.I., U.S.A." and with a few numbers in his hand on the front pastedown. A relatively early signature for Lovecraft, with the address of the home where he moved at age 14 in 1904, and lived until 1924. Further interesting provenance on request.

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
397881
Title
History of The Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes
Author
(LOVECRAFT, H.P.) PRESCOTT, William H
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A.L. Burt
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1900
Keywords
Travel/GeographicNon-fiction, AssociationCopy, Science-Fiction/Horror, Americana
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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