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BOOK V.

§ I. The proceedings of Narvaez. § II. Cortes deeply alarmed. § III. His deliberations concerning his own conduct. § IV. Hit negotiations with the followers of Narvaez. § V. Marches against him. § Vl. Number of his troops. § VII. Continues to negotiate as he advanced. § VIII. Attacks Narvaez in the night—And overcomes him. § IX. The effects of this victory. 4 X. The Mexicans take arms against the Spaniards. 4 XL He marches back to the capital. § XU. Improper conduct of Cortes— the violent hostility of the Mexicans. § XIII. Distress of the Spaniards. § XlV. Cortes attacks them
without success. § XV. Montezuma slain. § XVL New conflicts. § XVII. The Spaniards abandon the city. § XVUl. Attacked by the Mexicans. § XIX. Their disasters. § XX. And loss. XXI. Difficult retreat of the Spaniards. § XXII. Battle of Otumba. § XXIII. Reception of the Spaniards in Tlascala. § XXIV. New deliberations of Cortes. § XXV. The measures he takes. 4 XXVI. Mutinous spirit of his troops. § XXVII. Means he employs to receive their confidence. § XXVIII. Strengthened by several reinforcements. § XXIX. Number of his forces. § XXX. Preparations of the Mexicans for their defence. § XXXI. Cortes advances towards Mexico. § XXXII His operations slow and cautious. § XXXIIL His singular preparations for building brigantines. § XXXIV. Receives a new reinforcement— the brigantines launched. § XXXV. Dispositions for the siege. § XXXVI. Mexicans attack the brigantines— repulsed. § XXXVII. Singular plan of conducting the siege. § XXXVII. Endeavours to take the city by storm. § XXXIX. Repulsed— with considerable loss. § XL. Those who were taken sacrificed to the god of war. § XLI. New schemes and efforts of the Mexicans. § XLIL Cortes deserted by many of his Indian allies. § XLIII. He regains their friendship— And adopts a new system of attack. § XLIV. Courage and constancy of Guatimozin— He is taken prisoner. § XLV. The city. §XLVI Smallness of the booty, and disappointment of the Spaniards. § XLVII. Guatimozin tortured. XLVIII. AU the provinces of the empire submit— Cortes forms schemes of new discoveries. § XLIX. Which are completed by Magellan. § L. His voyage. § LI. An order to supercede Cortes— Which he eludes. § LII Applies again to the court— And is appointed captain-general and governor of New Spain. § LIII. His schemes and arrangements. § LIV. Insurrections of the Mexicans, and cruelty of the Spaniards. § LV. First object of Industry among the conquerors. § LVI. Their poverty. § LVII. Cortes returns to Spain. § LVIII. His reception there. § LIX. Settlement of the government in New Spain. § LX. New schemes of Cortes— His death.

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BOOK V.

§ I. The proceedings of Narvaez. § II. Cortes deeply alarmed. § III. His deliberations concerning his own conduct. § IV. Hit negotiations with the followers of Narvaez. § V. Marches against him. § Vl. Number of his troops. § VII. Continues to negotiate as he advanced. § VIII. Attacks Narvaez in the night—And overcomes him. § IX. The effects of this victory. 4 X. The Mexicans take arms against the Spaniards. 4 XL He marches back to the capital. § XU. Improper conduct of Cortes— the violent hostility of the Mexicans. § XIII. Distress of the Spaniards. § XlV. Cortes attacks them
without success. § XV. Montezuma slain. § XVL New conflicts. § XVII. The Spaniards abandon the city. § XVUl. Attacked by the Mexicans. § XIX. Their disasters. § XX. And loss. XXI. Difficult retreat of the Spaniards. § XXII. Battle of Otumba. § XXIII. Reception of the Spaniards in Tlascala. § XXIV. New deliberations of Cortes. § XXV. The measures he takes. 4 XXVI. Mutinous spirit of his troops. § XXVII. Means he employs to receive their confidence. § XXVIII. Strengthened by several reinforcements. § XXIX. Number of his forces. § XXX. Preparations of the Mexicans for their defence. § XXXI. Cortes advances towards Mexico. § XXXII His operations slow and cautious. § XXXIIL His singular preparations for building brigantines. § XXXIV. Receives a new reinforcement— the brigantines launched. § XXXV. Dispositions for the siege. § XXXVI. Mexicans attack the brigantines— repulsed. § XXXVII. Singular plan of conducting the siege. § XXXVII. Endeavours to take the city by storm. § XXXIX. Repulsed— with considerable loss. § XL. Those who were taken sacrificed to the god of war. § XLI. New schemes and efforts of the Mexicans. § XLIL Cortes deserted by many of his Indian allies. § XLIII. He regains their friendship— And adopts a new system of attack. § XLIV. Courage and constancy of Guatimozin— He is taken prisoner. § XLV. The city. §XLVI Smallness of the booty, and disappointment of the Spaniards. § XLVII. Guatimozin tortured. XLVIII. AU the provinces of the empire submit— Cortes forms schemes of new discoveries. § XLIX. Which are completed by Magellan. § L. His voyage. § LI. An order to supercede Cortes— Which he eludes. § LII Applies again to the court— And is appointed captain-general and governor of New Spain. § LIII. His schemes and arrangements. § LIV. Insurrections of the Mexicans, and cruelty of the Spaniards. § LV. First object of Industry among the conquerors. § LVI. Their poverty. § LVII. Cortes returns to Spain. § LVIII. His reception there. § LIX. Settlement of the government in New Spain. § LX. New schemes of Cortes— His death.

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Translation, by Jean Baptiste Antoine Suard and Hendrik Jansen, of: The history of America. London, 1777, 2 v. in quarto. Contains Books I-VIII, the history of the discovery of America and the conquest of Mexico and Peru.

Earlier editions in French published Maastricht, 1777 and Paris, 1777.

Duodecimo edition, in 4 volumes, with approbation and royal privilege, also with plates.

Paging: v. 1: [4], xxvij, 28-34, 400 p., 1 folded leaf of plates; v. 2: [2], 653, [1] p., 1 folded leaf of plates; v. 3: [2], 586 p., 1 folded leaf of plates; v. 4: [2], 433, [7] p., 2 folded leaves of plates.

Numerous errors in paging, including in v. 1 p. xxii misnumb. as: "xx" and p. xxiij misnumb. as: "xxv."

Plates numbered: Pl. I.-V.; plates I-IV are maps.

Errata (v. 4: p. [1-3] at end).

Includes half t.p.

Head-pieces; tail-pieces; vignettes.

Printed marginalia and annotations.

"Extrait succint de la lettre de Cortès à l'empereur, dont il est parlè dans la Préface." (v. 4: p. 431-433).

Signatures: v. 1: pi²a¹²b(-b6) A-Q¹²R(pi1 verso, pi2 verso blank); v. 2: pi1 A-2D¹²2E(-2E4; pi1 verso, 2E3 verso blank); v. 3: pi1 A-2A¹²2B(-2B; pi1 verso blank); v.4: pi1 A-V¹²(±M9)X¹(pi1 verso, X10 verso blank). Leaves a3-a6 in v. 1 signed as: "aij-av"; leaf R5 in v. 1 signed as: "R"; leaf M6 in v. 3 signed as: "Gvi"; leaf + M9 in v. 4 signed as: "*".

John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes, among them: "Catalogue des livres et manuscrits espagnols, que M. Roberson [sic] cite dans cette Histoire." (v. 4: p. [434]-459).

Sabin, 71991

Cioranescu, A. 18.s., 61162

Quérard, J.-M. La France Littéraire, 8: p. 77

John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.

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