AUCTION 23

 
 

 

 
 

1068. [SPAIN IN THE WEST]. Lot of 11 volumes of this series of original documents from foreign archives. Included are:

Volume I & II
DE MÉZIÉRES, Athanase. Athanase de Méziéres and the Louisiana-Texas Frontier, 1768-1780: Documents....Translated into English; Edited and Annotated, by Herbert Eugene Bolton.... Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1914. Vol. I: 351 [1, blank] pp., facsimiles, one folding map; Vol. II: 392 pp., frontispiece, facsimiles. 2 vols., 8vo, original maroon cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Fine in plain off-white dust wrapper with typewritten spine label. Partially unopened.
     First edition. Basic Texas Books 41. Howes B584.

Volumes III & IV
KINO, Eusebio Francisco. Kino’s Historical Memoir of Pimería Alta: A Contemporary Account of the Beginnings of California, Sonora, and Arizona....Translated into English, Edited and Annotated, by Herbert Eugene Bolton.... Cleveland: The Arthur C. Clark Company, 1919. Vol. I: 379 [1, blank] pp, frontispiece, 3 plates; Vol II: 327 [1, blank] pp, frontispiece, 2 plates. 2 vols., 8vo, original maroon cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Fine in plain off-white dust wrapper with typewritten spine label. Partially unopened.
     First edition. Adams, Herd 1282. Howes K169: “First publication of the original Jesuit manuscript; of grave value on the early southwest.”

Volume V
VENEGAS, Miguel. Juan Maria de Salvatierra of the Company of Jesus: Missionary in the Povince of New Spain, and Aostolic Cnqueror of the Californias....Translated into English, Edited and Annotated by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. Cleveland, 1929.

Volume VI
PRIESTLEY, Herbert Ingram. Franciscan Explorations in California. Glendale, 1946.

Volume VII
FOLMER, Henry. Franco-Spanish Rivalry in North America, 1524-1763. Glendale, 1953.

Volume VIII
GERHARD, Peter. Pirates on the West Coast of New Spain, 1575-1742. Glendale, 1960.

Volume IX
HOLMES, Maurice. From New Spain by Sea to the Californias, 1519-1668. Glendale, 1963.

Volume X
CHIPMAN, Donald E. Nuño de Guzmán and the Province of Pánuco in New Spain, 1518-1533. Glendale, 1967.

Volume XI
THURMAN, Michael E. The Naval Department of San Blas: New Spain’s Bastion for Alta California and Nootka, 1767 to 1798. Glendale, 1967.

($200-400)

Sold. Hammer: $200.00; Price Realized: $245.00.

Auction 23 Abstracts

 

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