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LETTERS OF CORTES (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE) The Five Letters of relation from Fernando Cortes to the Emperor Charles V by Fernando Cortes ( CORTEZ ) edited by Francis Augustus MacNutt - Hardcover - Limited ed - 1908 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

LETTERS OF CORTES (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE) The Five Letters of relation from Fernando Cortes to the Emperor Charles V

by Fernando Cortes ( CORTEZ ) edited by Francis Augustus MacNutt

Condition: Very Good


New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- 354 pages. Vol. 2- 374 pages. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Three illustrations in each, illustration on frontis with tissue. Each volume with green cloth spine binding with green paper boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover decoration, top edge of text block gilt. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: Spines lightly worn, covers more worn and lightly soiled, corners lightly bent. Foxing on outer edge of text block and on edges of text, binding fine. Small bookplate of David B. Ogden on inside of front cover. " Of this limited letterpress edition seven hundred and fifty copies have been printed and the type has been distributed." Vol. 1: spine faded, lower edge of front cover dented. Vol. 2: Spine lightly faded, heavy soiling on front cover.
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  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1434
  • Title: LETTERS OF CORTES (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE) The Five Letters of relation from Fernando Cortes to the Emperor Charles V
  • Author: Fernando Cortes ( CORTEZ ) edited by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited ed
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York and London
  • Date published: 1908
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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