Item #31616 California Voyages 1539 - 1541. Henry R. WAGNER.
California Voyages 1539 - 1541.

California Voyages 1539 - 1541.

San Francisco: John Howell, 1925,

First Separate Edition Limited to 200 copies. octavo, original dark blue cloth stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. 95, (5)pp. John Howell, Item #31616

With eight maps reproduced. Originally published as No. 4 of Vol. III of the Quarterly of the California Historical Society. Wagner describes the very first seaborn efforts by Spain to check out the reports of Cabeza de Vaca and others that there were settlements to the north of Mexico. A scarce Wagner item. Cowan p. 665. Howes W6. Illustrated with 8 pages of plates A very nice, clean copy with the signature and neat bookplate of Otto Buton Rupp, American lawyer Member King County Law Library Board, since 1919. Overseer Whitman College, since 1920; Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American, Washington (president 1923) bar associations, American Law Institute, American Oriental Society, American Geography Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Price: $400.00

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