Lot 32 of 575:
Geronimo Boscana Chinigchinich - 1933  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$204
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Chinigchinich: A Revised and Annotated Version of Alfred Robinson's Translation of Father Geronimo Boscana's Historical Account of the Belief, Usages, Customs and Extravagancies of the Indians of the Mission of San Juan Capistrano called the Acagchemem Tribe

Author:
Boscana, Geronimo

Place:
Santa Ana

Publisher:
Fine Arts Press

Date:
1933

Description:

247, [1] pp. Edited by Phil Townsend Hanna. Annotations by John P. Harrington. Foreword by Frederick Webb Hodge. Illustrated with 11 plates including five color linoleum blocks by Jean Goodwin, two reproductions of lithographs, 2 maps, etc.; decorated initials by Goodwin. (Folio) original cloth-backed boards with gilt cover vignette, paper spine label.

First published in English as the second part of Alfred Robinson's Life in California, and listed in the various bibliographies under the latter's name. Zamorano Eighty makes reference to this printing ("a magnificent folio"). Cowan p.537; Howes R363; Zamorano 65.


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Condition:
Light wear to binding, bookplate on front pastedown; overall very good.


 
Item number:
316369
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