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Pingenot Auction, Lot 8

8. BANCROFT, H. H. History of Mexico. San Francisco, 1883. 6 vols., complete, original tree sheep, spines extra gilt with raised bands, burgundy, blue, and black spine labels, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g. An exceptionally fine set, with ownership spine label of Samuel Haas.
        First edition. Griffin 993: "Despite passage of time, this monumental work continues to serve as an important reference work and a gold mine of bibliographic information. It can serve as a point of departure for virtually any topic in Mexican history." Larned 3927. Palau 32185.