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Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States by A. Grove Day - First Edition - 1940 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 594)

Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States

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Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States

by A. Grove Day

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Near fine
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About This Item

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. A near fine first edition. Brown cloth with rampant lion in gilt on cover and gilt title stamping on spine. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Previous owner's name inscribed on first free end paper. Mild toning to end papers. Folding map tipped onto last page, map in very good plus condition, showing a short tear at page edge. xvi, 418 pp. including index.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
594
Title
Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States
Author
A. Grove Day
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University of California Press
Place of Publication
Berkeley
Date published
1940
Keywords
conquistador, spain, explore, new world, California, mexico, new mexico, Arizona, mission
Bookseller catalogs
Spanish Conquest;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
marginalia
Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner.  This is very...[more]
Cloth
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fine
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