Auction 96, Lot 582

"Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain", Burrus, Ernest J.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication: Arizona Pioneer's Historical Society


10.2 x 14 inches
25.9 x 35.6 cm

An important work on early mapping of the American Southwest and a full-length study of his work as a scientific cartographer. It identifies thirty-one maps by Kino, three reproduced here for the first time. First edition (limited to 750 copies). Small folio, 17 map plates (3 in color), 2 portrait renditions, 4 plates from Scherer's Atlas Novus. Hard bound in red cloth with compass rose in gilt on front cover and text on spine, 104 pp.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/12/2001