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Lot 1123: 2V Theodore Irving THE CONQUEST OF FLORIDA BY HERNANDO DE SOTO 1835 Antique Exploration North America Conquistador Southeast United States

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by National Book Auctions

22 October 2016

Freeville, NY, USA

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  • 2V Theodore Irving THE CONQUEST OF FLORIDA BY HERNANDO DE SOTO 1835 Antique Exploration North America Conquistador Southeast United States
  • 2V Theodore Irving THE CONQUEST OF FLORIDA BY HERNANDO DE SOTO 1835 Antique Exploration North America Conquistador Southeast United States
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Description:
Title: The Conquest of Florida, by Hernando de Soto
Author: Theodore Irving
Publisher: Carey, Lea & Blanchard
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1835
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes
Width: 5" Height: 8"
Book Details: Hernando de Soto (c. 1495 – May 21, 1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States (Florida, Georgia, Alabama and most likely Arkansas), and the first documented European to have crossed the Mississippi River.


Condition / Notes: These antique volumes are bound in green cloth, with faded gilt lettering on the spines. The exteriors show rubbing, edgewear, and faint spots of soiling. The front hinge of the first volume has been repaired with cloth tape; the rear hinge is cracked. The hinges of the second volume are cracked. The pages of both volumes exhibit age toning and foxing. Each volume bears the name of a previous owner in ink on the front pastedown.

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