The history of Mexico collected from Spanish and Mexican historians, from manuscripts and ancient paintings of the Indians : illustrated by charts, and other copper plates : to which are added, critical dissertations on the land, the animals, and inhabitants of Mexico by Francesco Saverio Clavigero

Cover of: The history of Mexico | Francesco Saverio Clavigero

Published by Printed for J. Johnson in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indians of Mexico,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby abbé D. Francesco Saverio Clavigero ; translated from the original Italian, by Charles Cullen, Esq
ContributionsCullen, Charles
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219 .C6113 1807
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24669922M
OCLC/WorldCa8303419

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