Author:Freile, Juan Rodriguez

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The Conquest of New Granada

By: Freile, Juan Rodriguez

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1961

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 000621

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No Jacket. First Folio Society Edn. 8vo. Green buckram with contrasting title label, gilt with heavy gilt decoration to front based on a design executed for the Spanish royal family and bears their crest. Near fine in Scuffed Slipcase. Map on endpapers. Black and white frontispiece, illustrated title page. Translated into English by William C Atkinson. Engravings by Harold Bennett. 228 pp. "I have set myself accordingly to give the best account I can of how this kingdom was won for Spain and of what has since befallen, from its settling by the first conquistadores down to this present hour... View more info