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. Castanedas account ranks with the log of Columbus and the Relation of Sotos expedition by A Gentleman of Elvas as one of the most important documents on the early European exploration of North America. Pedro de Castaeda, a member and chronicler of the Coronado expedition (1540-1542), was a native of Njera, a town in the state of Vizcaya in northern Spain. At the time of the organization of the Coronado expedition, Castaeda was at a Spanish outpost at Culiacn, in northwestern Mexico. Castaeda's original account, Relacin de la jornada de Cbola compuesta por Pedro de Castaeda de Ncera donde se trata de todas aquellos poblados y ritos, y costumbres, la cual fu el ao 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: History, Biography & Memoir, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Travel & Adventure,

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Printing

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

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 2534

Keywords: Exploration; North America; Spanish Exploration; Conquistadore; Lakeside Classics; Lakeside Press; Memoirs;