Viage de Hernan Cortes a la Peninsula de Californias. Don Francisco Antonio Lorenzana.
Viage de Hernan Cortes a la Peninsula de Californias

Viage de Hernan Cortes a la Peninsula de Californias

Madrid: Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1958. Limited edition. Hardcover. 12mo. (vii),8-28,(viii)pp. Original publisher's quarter leather; spine in 5 compartments, gilt. Textured cloth boards. Marbled endpapers. Finely printed in two colors. Frontispiece portrait of Cortes. Folding facsimile of the 1769 map of the expedition. One of 225 numbered copies for private distribution. This copy has an inscription from the printer: Para mis buenos y estimados amigos los Hermanos Sanchez....Jose Porrua. 4pp. publisher catalogue follows the limitation. There are seminary library markings on the second title page: a neat acquisition number, a penned shelf number and a small stamp. The stamp is repeated on the rear pastedown. Aside from the title page stamps there are a couple of small scuff marks to the leather else this is a fine copy. Near fine. Item #16562

Price: $250.00

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