The Discovery of America, With Some Account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest, 1896 (Volume Two. Vol. 2)

By: Fiske, John

Price: $22.92

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Seventeenth thousand. Crimsom cloth, gold spine lettering, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm copy ! Previous owner name. Has pristine 1500 folding map by pilot Juan de La Cosa (North, Central, South America and Caribbean). Small folding map of 1513 Ptolemy. Many other page maps of early exploration scattered throughout. 631 pages. A detailed, thorough and authoritative guide to the Age of Exploration in the Americas. Contents: Chap. VII Mundus Novus, covers a myriad of explorers after Columbus; Chap. VIII The Conquest of Mexico; Chap. IX Ancient Peru; Chap. X The Conquest of Peru; Chap. XI Bartolome de las Casas, details the active fight against slavery; Chap. XII The Work of Two Centuries, later colonization; Appendices.

Title: The Discovery of America, With Some Account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest, 1896 (Volume Two. Vol. 2)

Author Name: Fiske, John

Categories: History, Colonial, Latin America, Exploration, Age of Exploration,

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1898

ISBN Number: B007BNWJXA

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 90725

Keywords: History::Exploration::Age of Exploration History::U.S.A.::Colonial History::Latin America Maps