Item #23330 A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California. J Ross Browne, Alexander Smith Taylor, Charles Melville Scammon, J. D. Hawks, etal.
A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California
A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California
A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California

A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California

San Francisco: H.H.Bancroft and Company, 1869.

Hardcover. Good. 8vo, 200 pp, in original brown pebbled cloth with title stamped in gilt on front board. Ex-library, with call number on spine, lacking front free endpaper. Binding sound, text clean. A scarce edition of this compilation, which was also published in the same year by Appleton as the second part of Browne's "Resources of the Pacific Slope." Includes: Taylor's Historical Summary of Lower California, from its Discovery in 1532 to 1867; Scammon's Exploration of Lower California; Journal of the Expedition of Mr. J.D. Hawks and Party, Through the Interior of the Peninsula of Lower California, from San Domingo to San Diego; Report of Dr. John A. Veatch on Cerros or Cedros Island; Extracts from a History of Old or Lower California by Padre Francisco Javier Clavijero; Washington Territory Historical Memoir (unattributed); and Historical Sketch of Nevada, Including Boundaries, Population, Aboriginal Inhabitants, Early Settlements, &c. (unattributed). Cowan p. 79.

Item #23330

Price: $200.00