Works [spine titles]. New and revised edition, with the author's latest corrections and additions. Edited by John Foster Kirk.

Philadelphia, (PA): J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1880. 12mo in sixes. 15 volumes, comprising (1) "History of the Conquest of Mexico [3 volumes], (2) "History of the Conquest of Peru" [2 volumes], (3) "History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic" [3 volumes], (4) "The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth" by William Robertson, with "An Account of the Emperor's Life after His Abdication" by William H. Prescott" [3 volumes], (5) "History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain" [3 volumes], and (6) "Biographical and Critical Miscellanies" [1 volume]. Illustrated with portraits, maps, and plates. "It is as a political, not as a constitutional historian that [Prescott] should be judged, and in this role he has seldom been surpassed" (DAB). Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume, but very good and a lovely binding set. Publisher's three-quarter brown morocco, gilt, and marbled boards, gilt ornaments, rules and titles between raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers and edges. (9348). Item #62597

Price: $300.00

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