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Cortez & the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards in 1521,

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; Elizabeth (Greenebaum) Herzog, Mrs
Publisher: New York, W.R. Scott [1942]
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A follower of Hernando Cortez describes how a small group of Spaniards was able to defeat the mighty Aztecs and lay claim to their territory and treasures for Spain.
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Named Person: Hernán Cortés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; Elizabeth (Greenebaum) Herzog, Mrs
OCLC Number: 2981047
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
"Based on Maudslay's translation (1908), while those of Keatinge (1800) and Lockhard (1844) have been used for reference and comparison. It is a considerable condensation of Diaz' original [entitled: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España]"--Editor's note.
Description: 4 p. l., 165 p. illus. (incl. maps) 23 cm.
Responsibility: being the eye-witness narrative of Bernal Diaz del Castillo, soldier of fortune & conquistador with Cortez in Mexico, abridged & edited by B.G. Herzog, and illustrated with sixteenth century Indian drawings of the conquest.

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A follower of Hernando Cortez describes how a small group of Spaniards was able to defeat the mighty Aztecs and lay claim to their territory and treasures for Spain.

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