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First edition (Sabin 65272). Boards lightly soiled, marginal stains (bottom corner of text affected on some pages in second volume), foxed throughout, front free endpaper of vol. 2 removed. 1847 Hard Cover. xxvii, , 527, ; xix, , 547,  pp. 8vo. William H. Prescott (1796-1859) is regarded as not only the first American scientific historian, but also one of the best historians of the nineteenth century. His studies of South America and other Hispanic regions were very well received during his lifetime and are still widely read and regarded as incredibly important by today's historians.