BOOKS: (12) Vols 1873 Prescott Works Fine Binding, William H. Prescott. J. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia. 1873, 1874. Hardcover. 5 x 8 inches. Various paginations. Leather spines and corners, marbled sides, endpapers. and page edges. Note that frontispieces engravings have been REMOVED from all volumes that had them. Titles included: History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic. Complete in three volumes. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth with an Account of the Emperor's Life after His Abdication. Complete in three volumes. History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez. Complete in three volumes. History of the Conquest of Peru; with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. Complete in Two Volumes. Biographical and Critical Miscellanies.
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety
Notes/Literature: The late Charles E. Sigety was a renowned collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. A selection of his collection was sold at Christie's New York in 2016