Ducrue¿s Account of the Expulsion of the Jesuits from Lower California (1767-1769)

Ducrue, Benno (Burrus, Earnest J, Editor and Translator)

Published by Jesuit Historical Institute, Rome and St Louis, 1967
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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No DJ. Square, tight binding w/ square corners. Blue cloth boards w/ gilt titling and decoration on spine. Boards show a hint of rubbing/soiling/dusting. Text clean and unmarked throughout w/ a spot or two in margins and on page ends. 212 pps, publ date incl on Title Pg matches c on verso (presumed 1st Ed), facsim photos, append, biblio, index, fldg map. Vol II of "Sources and Studies for the History of the Americas". An annotated spanish w/ english translation of Ducrue's "Relatio Expulsionis". Fascinating narrative covers more than a century of unsuccessful attempts by the Spanish to settle lower California starting w/ Cortez, then the successful expansion of civilization by Spanish Jesuits in the latter 1600s-mid 1700s. It ends w/ detailed study of Francis Bennon Ducrue's notes, who was the superior of all the California missions, starting in 1767 when the Society of Jesus was secretively and officially expelled from Spain and all its colonies. Bookseller Inventory # 000267

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Title: Ducrue¿s Account of the Expulsion of the ...

Publisher: Jesuit Historical Institute, Rome and St Louis

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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