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Author Name    Henry Raup Wagner (1862-1957).

Title   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Hardcover

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

Price = 75.00 USD



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