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Published by Kraus Reprint in Nendeln, Liechtenstein] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mexico

Subjects:

  • Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.,
  • Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTrue history of the conquest of New Spain.
StatementVol. I/II[-V.
SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2d ser., no. 23-25, 30, 40, Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ;, 2nd ser., no. 23, etc.
ContributionsGarcía, Genaro, 1867-1920, ed., Maudslay, Alfred Percival, 1850-1931, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG161 .H23 2d ser., no. 23, etc.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4922851M
LC Control Number76266964

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