Good with no dust jacket; Boards have some soilings and rubbing. Spine lettering rubbed. About 1/4 pages have pencil check marks over words. Previous owner name penciled. No DJ. No map. 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Very good. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 1934. 1st Edition, Later Printing, VG, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 114pgs. Spine cloth top page ends darkened, 1/8" x 1/4" front endpaper chip at hinges, o.w. clean, tight & bright. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Later. Good hardcover. Pages brown and inside covers. Corners very lightly rubbed and bent. Edges of spine rubbed and bumped. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
Good Fair jacket. NOT ex-library. 6th impression 1934. Tanned but unmarked. Lovely paper, print and fold-out map of Pulitzer Prize winning poem. Dust jacket frayed and faded top and bottom. All items shipped within 2 business days and guaranteed. Proceeds benefit the Pima County Public Library, serving the greater Tucson area.
This book is a poem based on the account of Bernal Diaz Del Castillo--a Spanish soldier who accompanied Cortez during his conquest of Mexico. This is a very dramatic poem that follows this soldier's account of the adventure. However, unless the reader is knowledgeable about the conquest of Mexico and the sequence of events that took place during this conquest--this poem will seem quite empty and meaningless. It is imperative that an historical account of the conquest be studied carefully before reading this very dramatic poetic rendering of Bernal Diaz' account. Penguin books offers the Diaz account of the Cortez expedition. Read this first!
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