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On the Trail of a Spanish Pioneer

COUES, Elliott, ed.

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COUES, Elliott, ed. On the Trail of a Spanish Pioneer: The Diary and Itinerary of Francisco Garces (Missionary Priest) in His Travels through Sonora, Arizona, and California 1775-1776. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1900. 2 Vols. 1st eds. xxx,312;vii, 313-608 pp. Frontises., illus., maps (including folding maps). Orig. cloth. Small old waterstain to lower margin of Vol. 2 affecting rear endpapers and pastedown only, else a very good set. HOWES C-801. One of 950 copies. Father Francisco Tomas Hermenegildo Garces (1738-1781) explored much of what became the southwestern United States. This was the last book by the renowned historian Elliott Coues who corrected its proof on his deathbed. Tipped into the rear of Volume One is a pamphlet about Father Kino who founded a number of missions in southern Arizona, northern Sonora and features heavily in this set. Bookseller Inventory # 54305

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