Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(ARIZONA.) [Ortega, José.] Apostolicos afanes de la Compañia de Jesus. [12], 452, [7 of 9] pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; front hinge split,. moderate dampstaining, lacking errata leaf and rear free endpaper; bookplate on front pastedown, inked owner's stamp on title page. Barcelona: Pablo Nadal, 1754

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first edition. An important work consisting of a history of Nayarit Province on the central Pacific coast of Mexico, and a history of Pimería Alta (including what is now southern Arizona). Included in the latter is an account of Father Consag's 1751 journey across Baja California. Cowan 1933, page 17; Graff 3132; Howes O127 ("b"); Medina, BHA 3651; Palau 204880 ("obra importante"); Sabin 57680; Wagner, Spanish Southwest 128.