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The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards / done into English from the original Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis ... by Thomas Townsend, Esq.

Author/creator Solís, Antonio de, 1610-1686
Format Electronic, Book, and Print
Publication InfoLondon : Printed for T. Woodward at the Half-Moon, and J. Hooke at the Flower-de-Luce, both against St. Dunstan's Church, in Fleet-Street, and J. Peele at Locke's-Head in Pater-Noster-Row, 1724.
Description18 unnumbered pages, 163 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 252, 152 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps, portraits (engravings) ; 36 cm (folio)
Supplemental Content Kislak Collection copy, page view
Supplemental Content
Other author/creatorTownsend, Thomas, active 18th century, translator.
Other author/creatorWoodward, Thomas, -1751? bookseller.
Other author/creatorHooke, John, active 1714-1730, bookseller.
Other author/creatorPeele, John, -1771 bookseller.
Other author/creatorTownsend, Thomas, active 18th century.
Uniform titleHistoria de la conquista de México. English
Local noteJoyner Rare copy includes leather half binding, marbled paper over boards, gilt label on spine, and burn-hole at head of textblock.
General noteDate in Roman numerals.
General noteTranslation of: Historia de le conquista de Mexico; first Spanish edition, Madrid, 1684.
General noteIn five books; books I-II, III-IV, respectively, paged continuously; one plate printed on double leaf.
General noteSignatures: [a]², b²(-b2), c-d², B-Tt², A², ²B-3R², ²A-Pp².
General noteTitle within double-rule border, with ornament; head- and tail-pieces, decorative initials.
General noteErrata, p. 152 at end.
References Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 86487.
Other formsAlso available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Acquisitions source Joyner Rare copy Purchased from Helen R. Kahn & Assoc. Inc., 02/28/2018
Genre/formIntaglio prints.
Genre/formMaps Mexico.
LCCN 16005370

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