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An account of the conquest of Peru /
written by Pedro Sancho, secretary to Pizarro and scrivener to his army; tr. into English and annotated by Philip Ainsworth Means.



Main Author: Sancho, Pedro.
Related Names: Means, Philip Ainsworth 1892-1944, tr.
Language(s): English
Published: New York : Kraus Reprint, 1969.
Subjects: Peru > Peru / History > Peru / History / Conquest, 1522-1548.
Note: The original Spanish manuscript is lost. An Italian translation by G. B. Ramusio was published in his "Terzo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi ... Venetia, 1556, " l. 371-414. It was translated from the Italian into Spanish by Joaquin García Icazbalceta, in 1849, and published as an appendix to his Spanish translation of Prescott's "History of the conquest of Peru." It was republished in "Obrás de ... Garcia Icazbalceta, " Mexico, 1898, v.8. The present English translation is from the Spanish text issued by Garcia Icazbalceta in 1849. cf. Translator's pref., p. 6.
Reprint of 1917 ed.
"Edition limited to 250 copies of which ten are on Kelmscott paper".
Physical Description: 203 p. ; 21 cm.
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