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Description
Author: Combier, C[yprien]
Description: xvi, 544 pp. Folding lithographed map (hand-colored in outline) in the back, as issued. 8½x5½, original wrappers bound in modern quarter brown cloth over marbled boards, morocco spine label lettered in gilt (lacks original rear wrapper cover). First Edition.
French Merchant Combier touched at La Paz, Loreto and the Isla de Carmen, to assemble a cargo of hides. He describes the rancho life during this time and the work provides much information about the products, geology and geography of Sonora. Includes the often missing folding map, titled "Carte de la Sonora" with the north most section Mexico along the Gulf of California (Sonora) hand-colored in outline, plus adjacent surroundings present including parts of Baja California, California and modern-day Arizona and New Mexico (with Apache territories identified). Sabin 14925; Barrett 555; Hill pp.59-60.
Place Published: Paris
Publisher Name:Arthus Bertrand
Date Published: [1864]
Condition
Front wrapper chipped at edges, lacks rear wrapper cover, foxing throughout; else very good.
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1215: Voyage au Golfe de Californie: Grands Courants de

Estimate $600 - $900Jan 25, 2007
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