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A Description of the Kingdom of New Spain, 1774

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.


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