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Sonora: A Description of the Province

Pfefferkorn, Ignaz; Theodore E. Treutlein (transl.)

Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1949
Condition: g+ Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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4to. xv, 329pp. Maroon cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine in original illustrated dust jacket. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Frontispiece. I. Pfefferkorn was a Jesuit in Sonora, where he had worked for eleven years. His work provides historical and geographical information on Northwestern Mexico, describing Indian tribes and the limits of their territory; the climate, environment, and fertility of the soil; the vast variety of plants, minerals, and animals, etc. Translated from the German by Theodore E. Treutlein. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs and one b/w fold-out map. Photographs by translator. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Head of dj slightly chipped with small closed tear. Tiny closed tears on dj edges, some sunning and staining on dust jacket. Name of previous owners hand written on front endpaper. Annotations in pencil on margins of some pages. Dj in fair, book in very good condition. Volume XII of Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications, 1540 - 1940. Bookseller Inventory # 29396

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Sonora: A Description of the Province

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First American edition.

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