Lot 27: Baja California Travels Series, Inscribed

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Lot 27: Author: Carpenter, Edwin & Glen Dawson, editors; Title: Baja California Travels Series; Place Published: Los Angeles; Publisher: Dawson's Book Shop; Date Published: 1965-92; Description: 51 volumes (including index). Complete run from Vol. 1 to 51. Numerous illustrations from facsimiles, photographs, drawings, engravings, maps, etc., several with tipped-in and/or folding plates, including those with folding maps in rear pockets, as issued. 8vo. Publisher's various color cloth (some decorative), spines lettered in gilt. Limited Editions, from 300 to 700 copies each.Important set of personal travel narratives in Baja California from early to contemporary times, providing a wealth of great source material. The complete set as issued by Dawson's, as well as the later a volume 51 published by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The first volume is inscribed on the front flyleaf to Robert and Maureen Cates from series editor Doyce Nunis, and the publisher, Glen Dawson. Condition: Fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $1000-1500
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