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Garcilaso
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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 folio volume contains numerous engravings which suggest admiration for Incan achievements and a condemnation of the Spanish destruction of Incan civilization. They may also be intended as a warning against any similar English attacks on royalty. This engraving is an artistic rendering of Cuzco.

Other pages from this English edition
Garcilaso Garcilaso Garcilaso Garcilaso

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