The General History of the Vast Continent and Islands of America, Commonly Calld The West-Indies, from The First Discovery thereof: With the Best Accounts the People could give of their Antiquities. Collected from the Original Relations sent to the Kings of Spain
by De Herrera, Antonio
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San Anselmo, California, United States
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- The General History of the Vast Continent and Islands of America, Commonly Call’d The West-Indies, from The First Discovery thereof: With the Best Accounts the People could give of their Antiquities. Collected from the Original Relations sent to the Kings of Spain
- De Herrera, Antonio
- Bound in full period calfskin. Elaborate gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt-tooled fleural motifs. Red and green morocco la
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- Jer. Batley at The Dove.
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- Date Published
- Six Volumes.
- 8v0. 5"x8".
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