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Auction 181, Lot 764

"[Lot of 4] Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain [and] Jacobo Sedelmayr Missionary Frontiersman Explorer in Arizona and Sonora... [and] Alphonse Pinart Journey to Arizona in 1876 [and] The Pueblo Revolt of 1680...",

Subject: References, American Southwest

Period: 1955-95 (published)



See Description

A) Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain, by Ernest J. Burrus, printed color, published 1965 (10.3 x 14.1"). An important work on early mapping of the American Southwest and a full-length study of Kino's work as a scientific cartographer. It identifies thirty-one maps by Kino. First edition, limited to 750 copies. Small folio, 17 map plates (3 in color), 2 portrait renditions, 4 plates from Scherer's Atlas Novus. A very handsome book with deckle-edged paper. Hardbound in red cloth with compass rose in gilt on front cover and text on spine. 104 pages, bibliography and index.

B) Jacobo Sedelmayr Missionary Frontiersman Explorer in Arizona and Sonora Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751, by Peter Masten Dunne, published 1955, black & white (6.5 x 9.8"). Sedelmayr was a Jesuit missionary whose reports provide a detailed account of the land and indigenous people of the region. Limited Edition (600 copies), 8vo, 82 pages plus index, with an introduction and biographical sketch. Frontispiece is a tipped-in photograph of the mission San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama. Folding map bound in at rear. Pages uncut and deckle-edge. Hardbound in tan cloth with gilt design on cover and gilt lettering on spine, with printed dustjacket.

C) Alphonse Pinart Journey to Arizona in 1876, by George H. Whitney, published 1962, black & white (6.8 x 10.1"). Pinart was a French scholar, linguist, ethnologist and collector. Limited edition (500 copies) 8vo, 47 pages, plus introduction, folding map. Hardbound in black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No dustjacket .

D) The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 - Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century New Mexico, by Andrew L. Knaut, published 1995, black & white (5.8 x 8.8"). Explores eight decades of New Mexican history leading up to the revolt, explaining how the Spanish explorers had disrupted Pueblo life in far-reaching ways. The revolt was a short-lived success for the Pueblo Indians and Spanish forces retook the colony in the 1690s. But the revolt stands as the only significant reversal of European expansion by Native American people in the New World. First edition, 8vo, 248 pages. Hardbound, with illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A

All near new.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/10/2021