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Author: William Hickling Prescott Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Year published: 1873 Book contributor: New York Public Library Language: English 1 downloads in the last month Download Ebook: ( PDF ) ( EPUB )

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Author: William Hickling Prescott Subject bub_­upload Publisher: A. Lacroix, van Meenen et C. Year published: 1861 Book contributor: National Library of Naples Language: French

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pubOne.­info present you this wonderfully illustrated edition. CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE OF FRANCE, OF THE ROYAL

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Author: William Hickling Prescott Publisher: George Routledge Year published: 1854 Book contributor: Oxford University Language: English 2 downloads in the last month Download Ebook: ( PDF ) ( EPUB )

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Author: William Hickling Prescott Publisher: J.­B. Lippincott & Co. Year published: 1874 Book contributor: New York Public Library Language: German 2 downloads in the last month Download Ebook: ( PDF ) ( EPUB )

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The reign of Philip the Second has occupied the pen of the historian more frequently—if we except that of Charles the Fifth—than any other portion of the Spanish annals. It has become familiar to the English reader through the pages of Watson, who has deservedly found favor with the public for the perspicuity of his style,­—a virtue, however, not uncommon in his day,­—for the sobriety of his judgments, and for the skill he has shown in arranging his complicated story, so as to maintain the reader's interest unbroken to the end. But the public, in Watson's day, were not very fastidious in regard to the sources of the information on which a narrative was founded. Nor was it easy to obtain access to those unpublished documents which constitute the best sources of information. Neither can it be denied that Watson himself was not so solicitous as he should have been to profit by opportunities which a little pains might have put within his reach,­—presenting, in this respect, a contrast . . .

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