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Quivira Society Publications on Spanish Southwest  

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Complete set of Quivira Society Publications


Los Angeles, Albuquerque & Berkeley

Quivira Society



13 volumes in 15. Some illustrations. 24.7x16 cm. (9¾x6¼"), boards backed with parchment or cloth. Each one of 665 or fewer copies. Includes:

  • Expedition Into New Mexico Made by Antonio de Espejo 1582-1583, as revealed in the journal of Diego Perez de Luxan, a member of the party. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by George Peter Hammond and Agapito Rey. 1929.
  • The Indian Uprising in Lower California, 1734-1737, as described by Father Sigismund Taraval. Translated, with introduction and notes, by Maguerite Eyer Wilbur. 1931.
  • The Mecurio Volante of Don Carlos de Siguenza y Congora: An Account of the First Expedition of Don Diego de Vargas into New Mexico in 1692. Translated, with introduction and notes, by Irving Albert Leonard. 1932.
  • History of New Mexico by Gaspar Perez de Villagra, Alcala, 1610. Translated by Gilberto Espinosa. Introduction and Notes by F.W. Hodge. 1933.
  • The Diary of the Alarcon Expedition into Texas, 1718-1719. By Fray Francisco Celiz. Translated by Fritz Leo Hoffmann. 1935.
  • History of Texas, 1673-1779. By Fray Juan Agustin Morfi, Missionary, Teacher, Hisorian. Translated by Carlos Eduardo Castenada. 2 volumes. 1935.
  • The Spanish Southwest, 1542-1794. An Annotated Bibliography by Henry R. Wagner. 2 volumes. 1937
  • New Mexico in 1602: Juan de Montoya's Relation of the Discovery of New Mexico. By George P. Hamond and Agapito Rey. 1938.
  • Spanish Approach to Pensacola, 1689-1693. Translated by Irving A. Leonard. 1939.
  • A Scientist on the Trail: Travel Letters of A.F. Bandelier, 1880-1881. By George P. Hammon and Edgard F. Good. 1949.
  • Three New Mexico Chronicles: The Exposicion of Don Pedro Bautista Pino 1812; The Ojeada of Lic. Antonio Barreiro 1832; nad the additions by Don Jose Agustin de Escudero, 1849. Translated by J. Bailey Carroll and J. Villasana Haggard. 1942.
  • Instructions for Governing the Interior Provinces of New Spain, 1786. By Bernardo de Galvez. Translated and Edited by Donald E. Worcester. 1951.
  • The Frontiers of New Spain: Nicolas de Lafora's Description 1766-1768. By Lawrence Kinnard. 1958.

Complete collection of the Quivira Society Publications.

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Various states of wear; some darkening to spines, shelf wear; overall very good or better.

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