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History of the Conquest of Peru by William H. PRESCOTT - Hardcover - 1882 - from SequiturBooks and Biblio.co.uk

History of the Conquest of Peru

by William H. PRESCOTT

Condition: Good


see notes for publisher info, 1882. Hardcover. Good. 2 volumes. Bound in publishers red cloth. Gilt spine. Copperplate engraved portrait of Francisco Pizarro accompanying title page on Volume 1. Similar engraving of Pedro De La Gasca in Volume 2. Good bindings and boards. Loosening of some pages toward center. Wear of extremities. Slight rubbing to pages. Slight discoloration in areas of preliminary pages. Two small tears in center of title page on Volume one. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages. An interesting 2 volume set in good condition. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.
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