Lot 34: Spanish Exploration in the Southwest, 1542-1706

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Lot 34: Author: Bolton, Herbert Eugene; Title: Spanish Exploration in the Southwest, 1542-1706; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Scribner's; Date Published: 1916; Description: xii, [2], 487 + [4] ad pp. Illustrated with 3 folding maps, 2 being facsimiles of 17th century manuscript maps. (8vo) dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on front cover & spine. First Edition.Important compilation of contemporary accounts of the Spanish penetration of the American Southwest by land and sea, issued as part of the scholarly series, "Original Narratives of Early American History. Howes remarks that "two thirds of these contemporary narratives and reports were either never before printed in any language or are their first appearance in English." Howes B588; Jenkins 19. Condition: Moderate wear to cloth, head of spine a bit crimped; near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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