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The Diary of Ensign Gabriel Moraga’s Exploration of Discovery in the Sacramento Valley 1808 by  Gabriel MORAGA - First edition - 1957 - from Long Brothers Fine and Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Diary of Ensign Gabriel Moraga’s Exploration of Discovery in the Sacramento Valley 1808

by MORAGA, Gabriel

Condition: Fine


12mo. Pp. 36. Translated by Donald C. Cutter. With calligraphic decorations by Albert Meakin. Fold-out map. Rust-colored cloth with gilt lettering stamped on spine over khaki-colored boards. Fore edge untrimmed. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. A handsome book, one of 300 copies. Moraga was one of the first European explorers to explore California’s Central Valley, bestowing many of the now-familiar place names, including San Joaquin, Sacramento, Merced River, Kings River, Mariposa, and Calaveras. SIDD-IS-DW
  • Bookseller: Long Brothers Fine and Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 390
  • Title: The Diary of Ensign Gabriel Moraga’s Exploration of Discovery in the Sacramento Valley 1808
  • Author: MORAGA, Gabriel
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Glen Dawson
  • Place: (Los Angeles)
  • Date published: 1957


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