The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568. Bernal Diaz del Castillo.
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.

The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568.

Salem, MA: Joshua Cushing for Cushing and Appleton, 1803. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #21334

Two volumes. 8vo. Folding frontispiece plan of the City and Lake of Mexico. viii, 333; iv, 440, [1] pp.


Contemporary marbled sheep, red leather lettering label, gilt, black circular numbering labels, gilt. Spine tips and corners worn, one hinge cracked but firm, the other three nicely and nearly invisibly mended. The map has a closed tear where it joins the book (no loss) else is in very good condition. A very good set.


Bookplate of Thomas Thaxter, 1791, in each volume, and with Thaxter's signature in Volume 2.


This is the first complete version in English, made from the Spanish version of 1632. See Cox, ii, 241 for the English edition of 1800.

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Price: $1,000.00

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