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Spanish Exploration, Cartography of the Southwest  

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Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain

Burrus, Ernest J.


Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society



[10], 104 +[1] pp. Frontispiece portrait; maps and plates throughout. (Folio) 44x32 cm (13.75x9.75"), original red cloth, gilt stamped compass rose design on cover and  lettering on spine. One of 750 copies printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. First Edition.

Important account of the cartographic accomplishments of Eusebio Francisco Kino, the Jesuit missionary who explored Pimeria Alta (northern Sonora and southern Arizona) and founded several missions in the region. His map of Baja California, "Passage par terre a la Californie," published in Paris in 1705, is the earliest extant depiction of the Gila River, the Colorado River, and southern Arizona, based on first-hand observation. 

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