las Casas, Bartolomé de
'THE TEARS OF THE INDIANS: BEING AN HISTORICAL AND TRUE ACCOUNT OF THE CRUEL MASSACRE AND SLAUGHTERS OF ABOVE TWENTY MILLIONS OF INNOCENT PEOPLE, TRANS. JOHN PHILLIPS'. LONDON: PRINTED BY J.C. FOR NATH. BROOK, 1656
8vo (6 3/8 x 4 in.; 163 x 102mm). Woodcut initials and headpieces; title neatly repaired and remargined, folding engraved plate in facsimile, a few leaves with minor marginal repairs, blanks A1, B8, and K4 lacking, minor foxing. Full brown calf, bound by Worsfold, covers with multiple gilt rules, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and third with green and red morocco lettering pieces, others with repeat overall gilt filigree motif, all edges marbled, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers; joint a bit rubbed.
E. Daniel Liberman — Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, February 23, 1966, lot 26
— Sotheby's New York, June 3, 1997, lot 9
Church 549; Sabin 11289; Thomason, E.1586; Wing C799