History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the life of the conqueror, Hernando Cortes


Accession Number: 2003.185.61.1-3

Summary/Description: Frontispiece showing an engraving of Hernando Cortes appears in v. 1. Tipped-in map of Mexico and a frontispiece showing an engraving of Montezuma are in v. 2. Facsimile of the signature of Cortes and a frontispiece showing an engraving of Cortes are in v. 3. Includes bibliographic references. On spine: Prescott's Conquest of Mexico. The author, a noted historian, was visually impaired. Black clothbound boards with decorative blind-stamped design on covers and spine; gilt lettering and design on spine .1 - v. 1 .2 - v. 2 .3 - v. 3

Author: Prescott, William H., 1796-1859

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: Books were used by the Kentucky School for the Blind.

Credit Line: Gift of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 2003.185

Publisher: Harper and Brothers

Publisher Place: New York

Publish Date: 1849

Subjects: Mexico History

Physical Description: 3v. : ill. ; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 in.