Thu, 27th Jan 2022 11:00

Books & Works on Paper including Contents from the Estate of Paul Gallico

 
  Lot 201
 

Gomara: Conquest of the Weast India, now called new Spayne

[Lopez de Gomara (Francisco)

[The Pleasant Historie of the Conquest of the Weast India, now called new Spayne, Atchieved by the worthy Prince Hernando Cortes], first edition in English, lacking title (supplied in photocopy), 4 preliminary leaves, and 3pp table at rear, M2 torn at lower margin just touching text, Pp2 burn to top edge (thumb size) affecting text, 3F2 last page of text trimmed and laid-down, later polished calf, gilt, upper joint cracked, rubbed, [Sabin 27751; STC 16807; Church 123], small 4to, [Imprinted at London by Henry Bynneman, 1578.]

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