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De Soto and the Conquistadores

by Theodore Maynard

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Published
1930
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1930. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus first edition. Blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Binding is sturdy, tight and square. All corners bumped. Painted top edge. 197 pp. including index. Hernando de Soto c. 1500 – May 21,… Read more
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image of A description of the Kingdom of New Spain by Sr. Don Pedro Alonso O'Crouley 1774, translated and edited by Seán Galvin [Idea comprendiosa del reyno de Nueva España]

A description of the Kingdom of New Spain by Sr. Don Pedro Alonso O'Crouley 1774, translated and edited by Seán Galvin [Idea comprendiosa del reyno de Nueva España]

by Pedro Alonso O'Crouley; trans. by Seán Galvin

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$100.00

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San Francisco: John Howell--Books, 1972. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. A near fine first English translation in a near fine dustjacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Sunning to endpaper edges, otherwise fine. Orange endpapers. Rear pocket map present and pristine. Jacket showing a bit of dust stains otherwise… Read more
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image of A description of the Kingdom of New Spain by Sr. Don Pedro Alonso O'Crouley 1774, translated and edited by Seán Galvin [Idea comprendiosa del reyno de Nueva España]

A description of the Kingdom of New Spain by Sr. Don Pedro Alonso O'Crouley 1774, translated and edited by Seán Galvin [Idea comprendiosa del reyno de Nueva España]

by Pedro Alonso O'Crouley; trans. by Seán Galvin

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Published
1972
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$95.00

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San Francisco: John Howell--Books, 1972. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. A near fine first English translation in a very good plus dustjacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Sunning to endpaper edges, otherwise fine. Orange endpapers. Zamorano-Roxbury club notice tipped in on first free endpaper. Rear pocket map… Read more
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Cristoforo Colombo: The 87th Grove Play of the Bohemian Club

by Nello Pace and Rod McManigal

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Published
1992
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$13.00

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San Francisco: The Bohemian Club, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/missing. A very good first edition. Grey cloth boards with three ships and title stamped in blue on the cover, blue title stamping on spine. Dust stain on cover. Spine is sunned. Appears unread. Biding is sturdy and square. Title page erratum taped in. 69 pp. including a… Read more
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Spanish Alta California

by Alberta Johnston Denis

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Published
1927
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$20.00

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New York: The MacMillan Company., 1927. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Good +/missing. Loren Barton. A good plus first trade edition. Olive cloth boards. Shelf wear to edges and mildly bumped corners (see photo). Endpapers toned. Previous owner's name pencilled on front pastedown. Deckled pages. Rear hinge split, mull intact. 537 pp. including index. Octavo. Alta California: A historical… Read more
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image of Junipero Serra. Pioneer Colonist of California

Junipero Serra. Pioneer Colonist of California

by Agnes Repplier

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Published
ca. 1947
Condition
Very good
Edition
Reprint
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$20.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, ca. 1947. Reprint. Hardcover. Very good/very good +. Harry Cimino. A near fine reprint in a very good dust jacket with woodcuts by Harry Cimino. Deepest blue cloth boards with white title stamping on spine. Deckled page edges. Dust jacket showing a short bi-furcated tear near foot. 312 pp. including index. Octavo, 5 3/4… Read more
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Viceroyalties of the West: The Spanish Empire in Latin America

by Roderick William Cameron

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Published
1968
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First American Edition, 1st Printing
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$20.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1968. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. A near fine first American edition in a very good plus dust jacket. Green cloth boards. Previous owner's name neatly inscribed on first free endpaper. Text is clean and bright. Binding is solid and square. Dust jacket showing tiny tear on… Read more
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image of The Journey of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado 1540/1542 As told by Pedro de Castañeda, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and others. Translated & edited by George Parker Winship with additional notes & an introduction by Frederick Webb Hodge. With initials by Fred Glauser & illustrations by Arvilla Parker

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1933. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good/missing. Arvilla Parker. A very good example of one of the 550 printed in this limited run by the famed Grabhorn Press [Grabhorn,195]. Beautiful letterpress edition of an important document in the history of the Americas (originally published in Washington in 1869 according to Howes, W571). No dust jacket.… Read more
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The Conquest of America (La Conquête de l'Amérique)

by Tzvetan Todorov; Trans. by Richard Howard

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Published
1982
Condition
Very good
Edition
First English Language Edition
ISBN
9780060151805
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$40.00

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1982. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. A very good first English translation in a very good dustjacket. Blue cloth covered boards. Gilt title stamping on spine. Both covers slightly bowed. Bump in center of rear bottom edge (1 inch). Collector's marginalia inked at hinge of half title page. Minor… Read more
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image of Conquistadors Without Swords: Archaeologists in the Americas, an account with original narratives

Conquistadors Without Swords: Archaeologists in the Americas, an account with original narratives

by Leo Deuel

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$18.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. A near fine first edition, first printing, as stated, in a fine dust jacket. Rust-color cloth boards with gold title stamping and glyph on spine. Minor soiling to bottom edge (1/16" at corner).Illustrated with 43 plates, 142 figures and 30 maps. 45 pp. bibliography. 647… Read more
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image of Friar Bringas Reports to the King: Methods of Indoctrination on the Frontier of New Spain 1796-97

Friar Bringas Reports to the King: Methods of Indoctrination on the Frontier of New Spain 1796-97

by Bringas de Manzaneda y Encinas; Diego Miguel Las Cruses

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780816505999
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$40.00

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Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. A fine first edition in a lightly worn, very good plus dust jacket. Red cloth boards. Map end papers. Dust jacket has tiny closed tear and chips at head of spine on jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. ix, 177… Read more
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image of Mission of Sorrows: Jesuit Guevavi and the Pimas, 1691-1767

Mission of Sorrows: Jesuit Guevavi and the Pimas, 1691-1767

by John L. Kessell

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Published
1970
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$110.00

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Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. A near fine first edition in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards, front top corner bumped. Gilt title stamping. Mission map end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled at inner edge of half title. xvi, 224 pp. including index.… Read more
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Franciscan Missionaries in Hispanic California 1769-1848, A Biographical Dictionary

by Maynard Geiger

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. Fine first edition of this Zamarano list title in a very good dust jacket. Gently read. Binding is sturdy and square. Brown cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. No markings. Tiny closed tears along top edge of a very good dust jacket. Dust jacket shows… Read more
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image of Coronado: Knight of Pueblos and Plains

Coronado: Knight of Pueblos and Plains

by Herbert Eugene Bolton

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Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
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$45.00

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Albuquerque: Whittlesey House and the University of New Mexico Press, 1949. Second Printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. A very good plus, stated second printing. Black cloth boards with gilt title stamping on spine. Map end papers. Previous owner's bookplates on front pastedown and verso of first free end paper. In a very good, original, unclipped dust jacket. Dust jacket… Read more
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image of Teodoro de Croix and the northern frontier of New Spain, 1776-1783, from the original document in the Archives of the Indies, Seville. [American Exploration and Travel Series]

Teodoro de Croix and the northern frontier of New Spain, 1776-1783, from the original document in the Archives of the Indies, Seville. [American Exploration and Travel Series]

by Teodoro de Croix; Alfred Barnaby Thomas; Archivo General de Indias

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Published
1968
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Second Printing
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$20.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. A near fine second printing in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Burgundy cloth, bottom front corner bumped. No other flaws. Top edge painted. Pages bright and crisp. Folding map pristine. xiii,… Read more
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image of The Apache Frontier: Jacobo Ugarte and Spanish-Indian Relations in Northern New Spain, 1769-1791 (Civilization of the American Indian Series)

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. A very good plus first edition. Yellow cloth boards with brown, black and white titling on spine. Top right corner bumped. Very small spot of soil on page fore edge. Top edge painted yellow. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia… Read more
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image of Jacobo Sedelmayr: Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora. Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751 (Great Southwest Travels Series, no. 1)

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.

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Published
1955
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Limited Edition
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$55.00

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[Tucson]: Arizona Pioneers’ Historical Society, 1955. First Edition, Limited Edition. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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image of Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States

Coronado's Quest: The Discovery of the Southwestern States

by A. Grove Day

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Published
1940
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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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.… Read more
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image of The San Saba Mission: Spanish Pivot in Texas

The San Saba Mission: Spanish Pivot in Texas

by Robert S. Weddle

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Published
1964
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. Near fine first edition. Appears unread. Brown cloth boards. Red painted top edge. Marker dot on top edge. Erratum laid in. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. In a very good plus, price clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket… Read more
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image of Storms brewed in other men's worlds The confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795

Storms brewed in other men's worlds The confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795

by Elizabeth A. H. John

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780890960004
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$43.00

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College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. About fine first edition, as stated, in a very good plus, original, unclipped dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with buffalo heart emblem and brown title stamping on spine. Russet end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near… Read more
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