Title Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1941
Seller ID II213-5
LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, printed by Lawton R. Kennedy. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 3/8 inches. 94 pp. Color woodcut frontispiece, large initials in red; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, decorative paper over boards, printed spine label, clear plastic dust-jacket; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Very Good. A biography of Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (d. 1543), the first European explorer to navigate the west coast of what is now California. Henry R. Wagner was a lawyer, investor, miner, and dedicated bibliographer and bibliophile, whose main intellectual interest related to the American southwest and Mexico.
Henry Raup Wagner, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California, California History, Age of Exploration, Maritime History, Sixteenth Century, California Historical Society