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HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO.

by PRESCOTT, WILLIAM. H

Condition: Near fine.


Near fine. 1855. 3/4 calf gilt with marbled bords. . 3 volumes. 1492 pgs Raised bands, black title bands, marbled boards and endpapers.Other than minor foxing to some of the prelims, this is a tight lovely set .
Multi-volume Set



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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
Marbled boards
A hardcover book with a decorative colored paper that imitates marble using a mottled, veined, or swirling pattern....[more]

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