History of the Conquests of Mexico and Peru


These five matched volumes are bound in maroon cloth boards with bright gilt spine lettering, gilt top page edges and gilt borders on the front covers. Illustrated with maps and engravings, these books detail the histories of European explorers in Mexico and Peru. No dates of publication; presumed to be ca. 1900-1910. Spines are slightly faded, some light edgewear; owner's name on front endpaper, but inner pages otherwise clean. Each volume is approx. 400-450 pages, 4"x7". 



  • HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO, 3 VOLS., AND HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU, 2 VOLS.
  • William H. Prescott
  • David McKay