Lima: Universidad Ricardo Palma, Editorial Universitaria, 2009. 1st ed. Paperback. 239p., index, bibl., wrps. Fine. Item #40560
"Descripción del Virreinato del Perú" contains a detailed account of Peru during the 17th century, written by Pedro de León Portocarrero. A Jewish merchant from Portugal, he describes the cities, geography, economic activity and customs of colonial Peru. Includes the modern Spanish version and the Portuguese translation of the manuscript.