A Description of the Kingdom of New Spain, 1774
O'CROULEY, Pedro Alonso
Price: 150.00 USD
Transl. and ed. by Sean Galvin. 14 color and 10 b/w plates, folding map in back pocket. 148pp. 4to, cloth, d.w. (San Francisco): John Howell, 1972. First Edition in English. Author was a merchant from Cadiz, Spain. From 1764 to 1774 he travelled to Mexico several times. His account gives a chronology and history as well as descriptions of cities, flora and fauna, Native Americans, and travels throughout the area.