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Auction 179, Lot 876

"[Lot of 2] Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century [and] Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest - Maps of Exploration and Discovery",

Subject: References, Pacific Northwest

Period: 1966-2000 (published)

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A. Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century, by Henry R. Wagner, published 1966, black & white (7.0 x 10.0"). This is the 1966 reprint of the original 1929 San Francisco edition. The volume is chronological and divided into 12 chapters with each chapter focusing on a different voyage. Features the voyages of Francisco de Ulloa, Francisco de Bolanos, Alvaro de Mendana, and Sebastian Vizcaino among others. Includes 20 black & white plates. 571 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth with gilt title on spine. Condition: Contents are clean and tight. Covers are lightly worn with a bit of dampstaining at top. (B+)

B. Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest - Maps of Exploration and Discovery, by Derek Hayes, published 2000, printed color (10.0 x 13.0"). This highly visual reference work covers exploration and discovery in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska across over four centuries, spanning from the early 16th century Spanish and English voyages to the 20th century construction of transcontinental railroads. 208 pages with copious illustrations. Hardbound in black cloth with gilt title on the spine and illustrated dust jacket. Condition: Contents and covers are near fine with minor wear to the dust jacket. (A)

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Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2020

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