Narrative of the Coronado Expedition (Relacion De La Jornada De Cibola)

By: Castaneda de Najera, Pedro de

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Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated in Color and B&W. Text in both English and Spanish. Illustrated with a two-page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several B&W illustrations. Translated by George P. Hammond and Agapito Rey. Edited by John Miller Morris. Includes extensive Historical Introduction by the editor. Castaneda’s account ranks with the log of Columbus and the Relation of Soto’s expedition by “A Gentleman of Elvas” as one of the most important documents on the early European exploration of North America. Pedro de Castañeda, a member and chronicler of the Coronado expedition (1540-1542), was a native of Nájera, a town in the state of Vizcaya in northern Spain. At the time of the organization of the Coronado expedition, Castañeda was at a Spanish outpost at Culiacán, in northwestern Mexico. He was married and had at least eight children. Castañeda's original account, Relación de la jornada de Cíbola compuesta por Pedro de Castañeda de Nácera donde se trata de todas aquellos poblados y ritos, y costumbres, la cual fué el año de 1540, has been lost, but a copy made in 1596 is in the Lenox Library in New York City. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean; still in its original shrink-wrap. NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 100. Color and B&W Illustrations and Maps. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. cxv, 421 pp

Title: Narrative of the Coronado Expedition (Relacion De La Jornada De Cibola)

Author Name: Castaneda de Najera, Pedro de

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Travel & Adventure, History, Exploration,

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 2481

Keywords: Exploration Spanish Exploration North America