SOLIS, Antonio de.

Istoria della Conquista del Messico,

£750

Istoria della Conquista del Messico,
della Popolazione, e de' Profressi nell' American Settentrionale, Conosciuta sotto nome di Nuova Spagna … tradotta in Toscano da un'Accademico della Crusca.
Andrea Poletti, Venezia, 1704.

Description

A fine copy of the Italian edition of this celebrated history of Mexico, which describes the three years between the appointment of Cortes to command the invading force and the fall of the city of Mexico. Originally published in 1684, this title went through about eighty editions by 1800, and was translated into every major European language.

Description

Second edition in Italian, 4to., [16], 624pp., engraved portrait frontispiece and seven other plates, contemporary vellum, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Sabin 36035.

 

Stock ID: 74428