Autograph Letter Signed, sending the “short preface” of his forthcoming history of the Conquest of Peru on the adjoining two pages of the letter. 3 pp. 9 x 7 inches, folds, in good condition. London, October 1830. Joaquín Telesforo de Trueba y Cossío (1799-1835), Spanish author and novelist. “In presenting to the public a rapid history of the Conquest of Peru… a sequel to the Life of Hernan Cortes, I have perceived the character of Francisco Pizarro in a far less favorable light than that was afforded by the glorious vanquisher of Mexico…” etc.