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History of Mexico (two volumes).

CLAVIGERO, Abbe D. Francesco Saverio.

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ISBN 10: 0824035569 / ISBN 13: 9780824035563
Editorial: Garland Publishing,, NY:, 1979
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Complete in two volumes. Translated from the Spanish. Introduction by Burton Feldman. A facsimile reprint of the 1787 G. G. J. and J. Robinson edition. First printing thus. Two fold-out maps. Trace foxing on top edges, else both volumes are near fine in red cloth. No dust jackets, as issued. N° de ref. de la librería 60501

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Título: History of Mexico (two volumes).

Editorial: Garland Publishing,, NY:

Año de publicación: 1979

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1807. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BOOK IX. Conferences of King Montezuma with the Spanish General; Imprisonment oj' the Kings of Mexico and Acolhuacan, and other Lords ; cruel Punishment of Quauhpopoca ; Attempts of the Governor of Cuba against Cortes, and the Defeat of Panfilo Nawaez ; the killing of many of the Nobles, and Insurrection of the People against the Spaniards ; Battle ofOtompan, and Retreat of the Spaniards toTlascala; Election of King Cuitlahuatzin ; Victories of the Spaniards in Tepejacac, in Xaltatzinco, in Tecamachalco, and in Quauquechollan ; Havoc made by the SmallPox; Death of King Cuitlahuatzin, and the Princes Maxixcatzin arid Cuicuitzcatzin ; Election in Mexico of the King Quauhtemotzin. AnER the Spaniards had dined and ordered every thing neces- BOOK IX. sary for their security, the king returned, accompanied hy many of gECT> J the nobility to visit them. Cortes came to meet him along with his First conferofficers, and both parties entered together into the principal hall, where n"w present* they quickly placed another footstool close to that of the Spanish of the king general. The king presented to him many curious pieces of work of Montezuma gold, silver, and feathers, and more than five thousand very fine dresses of cotton. Having at last sat himself down, he made Cortes sit down also, while every other person remained standing. Cortes in lofty expressions protested his gratitude to him, and as he was proceeding in his discourse Montezuma interrupted him, with these words: " Brave general, and you his companions, all my domestics " and courtiers are witnesses of the pleasure I have received from your " happy arrival at this court; and if, hitherto, there has been any " appearance of a wish to oppose it, so much has only been done to hu" mour my subjects. Your fame ...

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Text: English, Italian (translation)

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