New York, New York: Viking Press, 1957. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 404 pages, green and white cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy. hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a moderately edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the top and bottom of the back strip. The whole story of the Spanish conquest of the New World--all the color, violence, and drama of the discovery and exploration of the Americas.