1058. [PACIFIC EXPLORATION]. Lot of about 24 nineteenth- and twentieth-century imprints. Included are:

BATES, Mrs D.B. Incidents on Land and Water, or Four Years on the Pacific Coast.... 1857.

CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Papers of the California Historical Society, Vol. I. 2 vols. 1887.

CUTTER, Donald C. The California Coast: A Bilingual Edition of Documents from the Sutro Collection. 1969.

DAVIDSON, George. Francis Drake on the Northwest Coast of America in the Year 1579. 1908.

DAVIDSON, George. Identification of Sir Francis Drake’s Anchorage on the Coast of California in the Year 1579. 1890.

GREEN, Jonathan S. Journal of a Tour on the North West Coast of America in the Year 1829.... New York: Chas. Fred. Heartman, 1915. 104 [2, blank] pp. 8vo, original green boards, printed paper label on spine. Binding lightly rubbed, spine label browned with slight edgewear, overall very good. Printed bookplate of Alfred I. Esberg on front pastedown.
     First edition, limited edition (#118 of 150 copies). Howes G368.

HANNA, Warren L. Lost Harbor: The Controversy over Drake’s California Anchorage. 1979.

HASKELL, Daniel C. The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 and its Publications, 1844-1874.... 1942.

HEIZER, Robert F. Elizabethan California. 1974.

HEIZER, Robert F. Francis Drake and the California Indians, 1579. 1947.

HITTELL, Theodore H. George Bancroft and His Services to California.... 1893.

MATHES, W. Michael (translator and editor). Spanish Approaches to the Island of California, 1628-1632. 1975.

MATHES, W. Michael. Vizcaíno and Spanish Expansion in the Pacific Ocean, 1580-1630. 1968.

MARTÍNEZ, José Longinos. California in 1792.... 1938.

OGDEN, Adele. The California Sea Otter Trade, 1784-1848. 1941.

PHELPS, William Dane. Alta California 1840-1842.... 1983.

RYDELL, Raymond A. Cape Horn to the Pacific. 1952.

SCHAFER, Joseph. The History of North America. Volume X: The Pacific Slope and Alaska. 1904.

STANTON, William. The Great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. 1975.


VIZCAINO, Sebastian. The Voyage of Sebastian Vizcaino to the Coast of California, together with a Map & Sebastian Vizcaino’s Letter Written at Monterey, December 28, 1602. 1933.

WHITEBROOK, Robert Ballard. Coastal Exploration of Washington. 1959.

WILKES, Charles. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. 1852. London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1852. x [2], 318 [2, publisher’s catalogue] + xii, 326 [2, publisher’s catalogue] pp., frontispieces, 12 plates. 2 vols, 12mo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Bindings moderately rubbed with boards exposed at tips, joints of vol. 1 cracking, dampstaining to gutter of first few pages of vol. 2, overall a very good, solid set.
     Reprint edition without maps. Cf. Howes W414.

WYCHERLEY, George. Buccaneers of the Pacific. 1928.


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

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