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Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751 (Great Southwest Travels Series, no. 1) by  trans Jacobo Sedelmayr; Peter Masten Dunne - First Edition, Limited Edition - 1955 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751 (Great Southwest Travels Series, no. 1)

by Jacobo Sedelmayr; Peter Masten Dunne, trans

Condition: Fine/near fine


[Tucson]: Arizona Pioneers’ Historical Society, 1955. First Edition, Limited Edition. Cloth. Fine/near fine. A fine first edition, limited to 600 copies. Gold cloth boards with gilt seal and title stamping on spine. Deckle page edges. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Otherwise clean and bright. A nearly pristine copy of an important work never before translated into English. In a near fine original dust jacket. Dust jacket shows one small spot at foot of spine, and a tiny tear on top edge. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Rear fold out map is perfect. 82 pp. plus unnumbered index. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 10 inches tall.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 599
  • Title: Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751 (Great Southwest Travels Series, no. 1)
  • Author: Jacobo Sedelmayr; Peter Masten Dunne, trans
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arizona Pioneers’ Historical Society
  • Place: [Tucson]
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: mission, spain, conquest, california
  • Bookseller catalogs: Spanish Conquest;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies);


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