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The history of the conquest of Mexico

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Published by Swan & Sonnschein in London .
Written in English

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  • History

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    Statement[W.H. Prescott.] edited by J.F. Kirk
    ContributionsKirk, John Foster, 1824-1904
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 713 pages
    Number of Pages713
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27055212M


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Signatures: [a]², b²(-b2), c-d², B-2T², A², ²B-3R², ²A-2P². Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.) Sabin ESTC T. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards, Done into English from the Original Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis, Secretary and Historiographer to His Catholick Majesty, by Thomas Townsend Esq.

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Lippincott Company Place of Publication Philadelphia, PA Date published Keywords MEXICO--History Bookseller catalogs History;Book Edition: Third Edition. The conquest of Mexico began with an expedition to search for gold on the American mainland.

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