Stories from the History of Mexico. New York: Nelson & Phillips, ca 1860. 
Purple cloth, spine faded, 4 x 6 inches, 187 clean pp., 4 pp. publisher's catalogue, frontis & several additional plates. Very good. Hardcover.
Originally published in London by The Society for promoting Christian Knowledge. Nelson & Phillips published for the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Beginning with the European discovery of Mexico, this history highlights the Spanish conquerors, native religions & superstitions, and the life of Cortez.