The Doctrina and Confesionario of Juan Cortes [SIGNED]. Harry Kelsey.

The Doctrina and Confesionario of Juan Cortes [SIGNED]

Altadena, CA: Howling Coyote Press, 1979.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 7 in.,124 pp. Number 15 of 130 copies issued, this one inscribed by Kelsey on the half-title page to Southern California historian Bill Mason "with appreciation for your considerable help" and dated October 6, 1979. Boards show light shelf wear. Fray Cortes' doctrinal work, written in 1798, is the existing oldest extensive text in a California Indian language.

Item #20700

Price: $85.00

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