Item #22171 Anza's California Expeditions (INSCRIBED; 5 Volumes). Herbert E. Bolton, and.
Anza's California Expeditions (INSCRIBED; 5 Volumes)
Anza's California Expeditions (INSCRIBED; 5 Volumes)

Anza's California Expeditions (INSCRIBED; 5 Volumes)

Berkeley: University of CA Press, 1930. 1st. INSCRIBED by the author in Vol. I. Five volume set. Octavo. (xxiv), 529; (xvi), 473; (xxii), 436; (xiv), 552; (xx), 426 pages. 14 maps (some folding), 106 plates, 47 facsimiles. Navy blue ribbed cloth with gilt spine lettering in the scarce dustjackets. Attractive bookplate in Vols. I-III & V. The books are uniformly near fine. Dustjackets are good only (loss at spine ends; chips and closed tears). Item #22171

One of the foundation works for any collection on the exploration and settlement of the southwest and California. "Monumental work containing translations of the original diaries of Anza, Diaz, Garces, Font and Palou relating to the 1773 and 1774 expeditions and the founding of both Monterey and San Francisco." Sloan Z80:7. "A Work of extensive research and of most important historical value." (Cowan pg. 60; Hanna, Libros Californianos pg. 66; Howell 50 California 310; Howes B583; Weber, California Missions pg. 9; Zamorano Eighty #7).

Price: $1,000.00

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