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Book Number 2872 
Author Garcillasso de la Vega; B. Picart (illustrator) 
Title Histoire des Yncas Rois du Perou, Depuis le preier Ynca Manco Capac, Fils du Soleil, jusqu’a Atahualpa dernier Ynca. . . / Histoire de la Conquete de la Floride. 
Date c. 1737 
Publisher Jean Frederic Bernard 
Place of Publication Amsterdam 
Edition  
Volume Information
Cover recent full calf, upper and lower board with double straight lined embossed boarder. Spine with 6 gilt designed compartments of raised bands, green morocco label on two and black morocco label on four. 
Illustration All edges tinted red, title page in red and black with a printer’s device. Elaborate head and tail pieces and initials. Engraved frontis, 3 folding maps and 16 plates. The three maps in the book are as follows, “Carte Particular du Perou”, “Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississpip,” and “Le Cours du Fleuve Missisipi.” 
Size 4to 
Condition Uniform toning otherwise a very good to fine example of this important work regarding Peru. 
Provenance  
Pagination Volume 1. P. half-title, blank, frontis, blank, title, blank, (36), 1-540, (15); Volume 2. P. half-title, blank, title, blank, i-xxiv, 1-373, (3) 
Reference Hill 677 (earlier edition); Sabin 98752 
Translation Info  
Notes Text in French Volume 1 is “Histoire de Yncas” and Volume 2 is “Histoire de la Conquete de la Floride” Garcillasso de la Vega was a Peruvian historian and acclaimed writer who is recognized primarily for his contributions to Incan history, culture, and society. Although not all scholars agree, many consider Garcilaso's accounts the most complete and accurate available. 
Price (US$) 4500  
Short Description Book Americas South;Book Americas U.S. South & West;Book History General; 
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