Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes
Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes
Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes
Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes
Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes
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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122

Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122

Venegas | A Natural and Civil History of California, 1759, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122


VENEGAS, MIGUEL

A Natural and Civil History of California. London: printed for James Rivington and James Fletcher, 1759


FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo (203 x 119mm.), folding engraved map and 4 plates, contemporary half calf, minor browning, slightly rubbed with minor loss to spine heads


The first attempt at a history of California.


LITERATURE:

Sabin 98845; Cowan & Cowan p.658; Howes V69


PROVENANCE:

Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys, 1695-1770)

Condition Report

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