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Prescott's History of the Conquest of Peru  

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History of the Conquest of Peru, With a Preliminary View of the Civilizations of the Incas

Prescott, William Hickling

New York

Harper and Brothers



2 volumes. Frontis portraits, map and facsimile of Pizarro's signature. 8vo, original blind-stamped tan cloth, gilt lettering. First American Edition.

BAL 16346, state B of volume 1 (no priority); Sabin 65272.

Lot Amendments

Blank excised in volume one (apparently to remove an inscription); some light foxing; cloth slightly faded; very good.

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