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Author Venegas, Miguel, 1680-1764.

Title A natural and civil history of California.

Imprint Readex Microprint [1966] 2 v. illus., fold. map. 19 cm.Facsim.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    979.4 V  v.1    Available
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    979.4 V  v.2    Available
Note Original t.p. reads: A natural and civil history of California; containing an accurate description of that country, its soil, mountains, harbours, lakes, rivers and seas; its animals, vegetables, minerals, and famous fishery for pearls. The customs of the inhabitants, their religion, government and manner of living, before their conversion to the Christian religion by the missionary Jesuits. Together with accounts of the several voyages and attempts made for settling California and taking actual surveys of that country, its gulf, and coast of the South-Sea. Illustrated with copper plates, and an accurate map of the country and the adjacent seas. Translated from the original Spanish of Miguel Venegas, a Mexican Jesuit, published at Madrid 1758 ... London, Printed for James Rivington and James Fletcher ... 1759.
Subject Jesuits -- Mexico -- Baja California.
Missions -- Mexico -- Baja California.
Missions -- California.
Pacific Coast -- Description and travel.
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
California.
Added Title Great Americana; a natural and civil history of California.

 
    
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