The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola. Margaret Campbell, Fine, author, designer, rturo.
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola
The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola

The Golden Journey...Gaspar de Portola

[El Monte, CA]: Latin American Village, [1947]. First Edition. Elephant folio (20 x 13 in.) 11 color serigraph images, including title leaf, mounted on 4-ply pebbled tag board [with] 8vo, [28] pp. single-sided printed beige wrappers, stapled as issued, hole punch to head of spine (front cover detached). Laid in a heavy black paper covered boards portfolio (3" split to spine head), maroon ribbon ties, partial paper title label on spine. A near fine set of this scarce, and beautiful group of color serigraphs by Arturo Fine, artist for Latin American Village for over 10 years. Uncommon on the market; only 1 copy located in online institutions. Item #21187

The 11 pictures plus title plate, illustrate the diary of Gaspar de Portola, starting at San Diego and continuing through the discovery of San Francisco Bay, to Monterey and back to San Diego. The manual consists of the passages from the diary that are apropos to the plates. Title Plate, The golden journey -- Plate 1, Santa María, Baja Caif., May 11, 1769 -- Plate 2, Velicata, Baja Calif., May 15, 1769 -- Plate 3, San Diego, July 1, 1769 -- Plate 4, Santa Ana, July 28, 1769 -- Plate 5, Santa Bárbara, Aug. 14, 1769 -- Plate 6, Near Estero Bay, Sept. 4, 1769 -- Plate 7, San Francisco, Oct. 31, 1769 -- Plate 8, Monterey, Dec. 10, 1769 -- Plate 9, San Luis Obispo, Dec. 27, 1769 -- Plate 10, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1770 -- Plate 11, Monterey, June 3, 1770.

Price: $500.00

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