Noticias de California : first report of the occupation by the Portola´ Expedition, 1770, with facsimiles of the original printings, a new translation, contemporary maps, and a narrative of how it all came to pass.


400 copies issued. 53 pp.; 4to; printed and decorated dull purple paper over boards; clack cloth back, in plain paper jacket. Frontis is a nicely reproduced folding map with border vignettes that was first included in Father Miguel Venegas's, 'Noticiia', 1757. Folding map in rear is the Map of California by Miguel Costanso, Mexico, 1771. These along with reproductions of manuscripts and a sketch of the Presidio of Monterey.

Title: Noticias de California : first report of the occupation by the Portola´ Expedition, 1770, with facsimiles of the original printings, a new translation, contemporary maps, and a narrative of how it all came to pass.

Author Name: (CARLOS FRANCISCO DE CROIX CROIX, MARQUÉS)DE; GEORGE P HAMMOND.

Categories: History,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1958

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: 8232

Keywords: California Western Americana Spanish California