California Voyages 1539-1541 (INSCRIBED). Henry R. Wagner.
California Voyages 1539-1541 (INSCRIBED)

California Voyages 1539-1541 (INSCRIBED)

San Francisco: John Howell, 1925. First separate edition; published in December, 1924 as Vol. III, No. 4 of the Quarterly of the California Historical Society. INSCRIBED "Dear Bob, Another sleep chaser as our friend Louis R. Hall called the 'Spanish Southwest,' please accept with my compliments and best wishes. H. R. Wagner." 4to. 95 [3, Index] pp. Maps. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Minor wear to extremities; fading to spine; ffep starting to separate; a very good copy. Item #20702

Translations from the original documents on the voyages of Francisco de Ulloa, Hernando de Alarcon and Francisco de Bolanos. "These voyages were explorations of the Gulf of California, sometimes called the Sea of Cortez; the peninsula of Baja California, long believed to be an island; and the majestic Colorado River." - Hill 1802. (Cowan pg. 665).

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