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History of The Conquest of Mexico by  William H PRESCOTT - Hardcover - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books and

History of The Conquest of Mexico

by PRESCOTT, William H

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London; George Routledge. n.d. C.1872. Author's Authorised Edition. 8vo. 479pp. Bound in full tan calf prize binding with black title label. Decorated in gilt to spine and boards, bearing the crest of University College School to front and rear boards. Minor edgewear, slight toning to spine, clean and strong. Marbled endpapers, internally clean. Prize label to front pastedown. Illustrated throughout. Very good indeed.


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