Books I-IV (1517-19), translated into English and edited, with introduction and notes, by Alfred Percival Maudslay, M.A., Hon. Professor of Archaeology, National Museum, Mexico, concerning the discovery of Mexico and the expeditions of Francisco HernÃ¡ndez de Cordova and Hernan Cortés, the march inland, and the war in Tlaxcala. The edition includes a bibliography of Mexico, pp. 311-68. Continued in Second Series 24, 25, 30, and 40. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1908.
Contents: Extracts from Iintroduction by SeÃ±or Don Genaro GarcÃa; Bernal DÃaz del Castillo: his life; Introduction by the translator; Note on spelling, etc; Itinerary February 8,1517 to April 21,1519; Preface by the author; The discovery; the expedition under Francisco HernÃ¡ndez de CordÃ³va; The expedition under Juan de Grijalva; The expedition under Hernando Cortès; The march inland; The war in Tlaxcala.
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