9 June 2004
SOLIS Y RIBADENEYRA, Antonio (1610-1686). Historia de la conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progressos de la America Septentrional conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana. Madrid: Bernardo de Villa-Diego, 1684.
2o (289 x 199 mm). Engraved title. (D4 with marginal repair affecting a few letters and shoulder note, tiny hole to R1, S5 corner torn away affection shoulder note.) 19th-century mottled sheep (lower cover with 2 minor abrasions). Provenance: A. Canovas del Castillo (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. The Historia de la Conquista de Mexico went through numerous editions and was translated into French, Italian, English, Danish, and German. Alden and Landis 684/167; Sabin 86446.
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