The History of the Conquest of Peru. W.H. Prescott. Circle of the Bibliophile, 1983


History of the Conquest of Peru, W. H. Prescott. True Relationship of the Conquest of Peru, Francisco de Xerez. Bibliophile Circle

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ISBN: 9788485965328 Category:
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Composite and enlarged edition of the History of the Conquest of Peru, by Guillermo H. Prescott (with preliminary observations on the civilization of the Incas and adorned with 46 engravings), plus the facsimile edition of the True Relationship of the Conquest of Peru and Province del Cuzco, by Francisco de Xerez (secretary of Francisco Pizarro), according to the Salamanca edition by Juan de Junta of the year 1547. Publisher of the Friends of the Circle of the Bibliophile, 1983.

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Format: in-quarto (21 x 27 cm).
Illustrations: 46 engravings according to the Madrid edition, Gaspar y Roig, 1851.
Cover pages: two colors.
Pages: 388 pages with illustrations out of pagination.
Paper: 90-gram laid paper watermarked with the Bibliophile’s Circle mark, made “in a round shape” according to ancient methods.
Binding: genuine full lamb leather without sawing, without additions or cuts, green color.
Stamping: covers and spines sumptuously decorated in fine 22-carat gold with the bust of Francisco Pizarro in the center. All edges gilded in fine gold.
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Beautiful edition in high bibliophile numbered and limited to 1,000 copies. Volume in perfect condition, new, unused.

The publishing project that from 1975 to 1983, under the publishing labels Libros Raros y Antiguos (with 18 titles), Círculo de Amigos de la Historia (with 27 collections and 918 titles) and Editora de los Amigos del Círculo del Bibliofilo (with 157 titles ), represented the most interesting achievement ever made in Bibliophilia. Books with own editions and facsimiles of great quality with bindings that embellish and distinguish any library at very affordable prices.

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