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PRESCOTT, William H.

The Works.

Published: Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1904]

Stock code: 69123

Price: £4,750

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The Aztec edition, limited to 250 numbered sets. A stunning set beautifully bound and well illustrated. Includes his History of the Conquest of Mexico, History of Ferdinand and Isabella, History of the Conquest of Peru, History of the Reign of Philip the Second, plus his biographical and critical miscellanies.

22 volumes, octavo (210 138 mm). Finely bound in contemporary blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, boards and turn-ins ornately decorated, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Each volume with hand-coloured frontispiece, photogravures with captioned tissues and maps. Endpapers partially toned, spines just a touch faded otherwise in excellent condition. A fine binding.

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