Lot 180 of 517:
Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan de Fuc inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Author:
Wagner, Henry R.

Place:
Santa Ana

Publisher:
Fine Arts Press

Date:
1933

Description:

v, 323, [1] pp. Illustrated with 13 facsimile maps, some folding. (4to), black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. One of 425 copies. First Edition.

Inscribed by Wagner on the front flyleaf to Edmond S. Meany, former professor at the University of Washington and friend of Chief Joseph. Prospectus laid in, as well as two typed letters from Meany to Wagner.

 "...translations, with notes, ...of the original narratives, of all who examined the Strait of Juan de Fuca and connecting waterways between the years 1769 and 1793" - Hill. Hill, Pacific Voyages, p.315 (citing special illustrated issue of 25 copies); Howes W10.


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Condition:
Light wear and some rubbing to cloth; light toning to interior; very good.


 
Item number:
298823
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