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The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts ... : illustrated with sculptures / written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, Kt.

Main Author: Vega, Garcilaso de la, 1539-1616.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed by Miles Flesher, for Jacob Tonson .., 1688.
Subjects: Indians of South America > Peru > Early works to 1800.
Incas > Early works to 1800.
Peru > History > 1548-1820 > Early works to 1800.
Peru > History > To 1548 > Early works to 1800.
Engravings > England > 17th century.
Note: Illustrated with ten unsigned copperplate engravings.
"[Rycaut] had a very slight knowledge of the Spanish language and he did not scruple to make wild guesses at the meaning of sentences, and to omit whole chapters. Thus he only gives fourteen out of the twenty-six chapters in the first book, and sixteen out of the twenty-six in the second"--C.S. Markham's introd. to the First part of the Royal commentaries, 1869-71, v. 1, p. xvi.
Physical Description: [10], 1019, [9] p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 34 cm. (fol.)
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