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Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1616),
The Royal Commentaries of Peru, in Two Parts.

London: Miles Flesher, for Christopher Wilkinson, 1688.

This English translation was issued in 1688, year of the Glorious Revolution. It is dedicated to James II, then still king, and the translator, Paul Rycaut, proclaims Garcilaso's royal Incan lineage as a principal reason for interest in his history.

Engravings from this English edition
Garcilaso Garcilaso Garcilaso Garcilaso

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