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The Narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

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ISBN 10: 0876360304 / ISBN 13: 9780876360309
Published by The Imprint Society, Barre, Massachusetts, 1972
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed Limited Edition. This is number 530 of 1950 copies, signed by the illustrator on the colophon page. Designed and printed by Roderick Steinhour in Garamont type on Imprint Society Text at The Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont. Illustrated in B&W throughout with wood engravings, which have been printed from the block. Bound in quarter leather by Craftsman Bookbinders. Illustrated paper over board covers with red leather back strip are clean with little wear. Interior pages are clean and bright. Binding is square and solid. Housed in a paper over board slipcase with illustrated covers and title to spine. Subtitle: with Oviedo's Version of the Lost Joint Report Presented to the Audiencia of Santo Domingo. Translated by Gerald Theisen. *** "Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (circa 1488/1490/1492 ¿ c. 1557/1558/1559/1560) was a Spanish explorer of the New World, one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition. During eight years of traveling across the US Southwest, he became a trader and shaman to various Native American tribes before reconnecting with Spanish colonial forces in Mexico in 1536. He returned to Spain in 1537. He has been considered as a proto-anthropologist for his detailed accounts of the many tribes of American Indians that he encountered." according to his Wikipedia entry. Bookseller Inventory # 003949

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Title: The Narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

Publisher: The Imprint Society, Barre, Massachusetts

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: McCurdy, Michael

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Text: English, Spanish (translation)

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