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Aztecs: A History, The by  Nigel Davies - First American Edition - 1974 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

Aztecs: A History, The

by Davies, Nigel

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-/Good+


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1974 "From the fragments of Aztec civilization, Nigel Davies constructs a unique political history of the most famous Indian tribe of Central America, tracing their development from humble nomadic origins to rulers of the mightiest empire in the Western world." Red cloth with gilt decoration of front and gilt titling on spine, illustrated endpapers, two clusters of black and white photographs, black and white drawings and maps, 363 pages. Light wear to edges and textblock edges, gift inscription covering half title page with red felt pen. Dust jacket shows some edge and shelf wear and is price clipped. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009668
  • Title: Aztecs: A History, The
  • Author: Davies, Nigel
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+ to Very Good-
  • Jacket condition: Good+
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1974
  • Keywords: The Aztecs: A History, Nigel Davies, First Nations,
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Latin America;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall


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