Barcelona: Joseph Llopis, 1691. Second Edition. Quarto, [20,] 548,  pages; VG; bound in limp vellum, black ink titling to spine, ends of ties present; entirety of vellum binding detached from text block, still in one piece, mild wear to vellum; mild wear to fore edge, primarily to the first few pages; tiny scorch-mark to lower edge of text block; small water-stain to last two pages; small ownership name to ffep; with half-title; Title page red and black within woodcut border, with a small engraving, an engraving on page 1 above the dedication, and 2 large vignettes; text in Spanish; DM consignment; shelved case 7.
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Second edition of this well-known and often reissued work of Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra (1610-1686), a Spanish dramatist and historian. His work includes drama, poetry, and prose, and he has been considered one of the last great writers of Spanish Baroque literature. Historia de la Conquista de Mexico covers the three years between the appointment of Cortés to command the invading force and the fall of the city. It was first published in Spain in 1684.;