Romance of History, Mexico(1909)
Romance of History, Mexico(1909) is the timeless historical story written by Margaret Duncan Coxhead and illustrated in colour by J. H. Robinson, published by New York Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers ( 1909 ).
…..All ages have their pervading spirit. In the fifteenth century it was, in Western Europe, a spirit of unrest, of curiosity, of adventure. Twice before in the history of the world had the same phenomenon been seen on a gigantic scale, and on all three occasions the sea had been the path along which men had passed in their craving to o'erleap the baffling bounds of the world they knew. It had tempted the Greeks to sift the fabled wonders of their day, from Colchis in the stormy east to the pillars of Hercules in the stormy west, to face the rising sun in their search for the golden fleece, and to pursue him as he set behind the garden that glowed with the golden apples of the Hesperides……
In this book also contains : Illustrated in colour and The history of Mexico.
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