Cabeza de Vaca.
Title Da Vaca's Journey to New Mexico, 1535-63.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Boston: Directors of the Old South Work, 1921
Seller ID FGO713-29
Series: Old South Leaflets, No. 39. Pamphlet. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 16 pp. Old South Meeting House vignette on page 1, bibliographic notes at end; text clean, unmarked. Self-wraps, stapled; binding square and tight, minor shelf-wear and soiling. Very Good. This piece consists of excerpts from chapters 30-36 of Cabeza de Vaca's La Relación (first published in Madrid, 1542) in an 1851 translation by Thomas Buckingham Smith (1810-1871). La Relación tells of Cabeza de Vaca's adventures during eight years of travel with the Narvaez expedition in the Southwest of the current United States in the 16th century. This is Cabeza de Vaca's account of the first European's penetration into New Mexico.
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