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WILLIAM PRESCOTT

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THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ACCLAIMED 19TH-CENTURY ROYAL BIOGRAPHER AND HISTORIAN WILLIAM PRESCOTT

PRESCOTT, William. Works. London, 1845-64. Ten volumes.

Handsome set of historian William Prescott’s works, including his popular royal biographies of Philip II, Charles V, and Ferdinand and Isabella, illustrated with engraved portraits, plates, and facsimiles. $1500.

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“STIRRING EVENTS AND THRILLING SCENES”

PRESCOTT, William H. History of the Conquest of Mexico… Peru… Ferdinand and Isabella. London, 1878, 1879, 1893. Three volumes.

Later editions of three of William Prescott’s classic histories of Spain’s conquest of the New World, handsomely bound in calf-gilt prize bindings by Bickers & Son. $1400.

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FIRST EDITION OF PRESCOTT'S HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU

PRESCOTT, William. History of the Conquest of Peru. New York, 1847. Two volumes.

First American edition, preferred to the London edition published one month prior, with two engraved frontispiece portraits, an engraved map of Peru and plate of facsimile signatures of Pizarro, in original cloth. $600.

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