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Bolton, Herbert, trans. & ed]: Kino, Eusebio, Father
Kino's Historical Memoir Of Pimeria Alta: A Contemporary Account of the Beginnings of California, Sonora, and Arizona, by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, S.J., Pioneer Missionary Explorer, Cartographer, and Ranchman, 1683 - 1711
The Arthur H. Clark Company, Cleveland, 1919. First printed edition of the original Jesuit manuscript. Frontispieces, maps and plates. 379; 329 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. One of 500 sets bound for the Arthur H. Clark Company. One of the most basic narratives of early discovery and exploration in the Southwest. Kino's narrative spans the period 1683-1711, and includes narratives of explorations in Arizona, around the Gulf of California, and in California itself. "First publication of the original Jesuit manuscript; of grave value on the early southwest" - Howes. The third and fourth volumes in the "Spain in the West" series. Howes K169; Clark & Brunet 139; Adams Herd 1282; Arizona 100:8 Red cloth, gilt, t.e.g. Extremities lightly rubbed, volume one lightly dampstained, affecting cloth along bottom front cover and text along bottom and fore edge ,some rippling to cloth volume 2, about very good Frontispieces, maps and plates. 379; 329 pp. 2 vols. 8vo First printed edition of the original Jesuit manuscript. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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