CALIFORNIA UNDER SPAIN AND MEXICO, 1535-1847: A Contribution toward the History of the Pacific Coast of the United States, Based on Original Sources (Chiefly Manuscript) in the Spanish and Mexican Archives and Other Repositories
Place Published: Boston and NY
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Date Published: 1911
Edition: First edition
Condition: Mild wear to cover cloth, but near fine
Book Id: 20507
Original red cloth with gilt titles; octavo; xvi, 541 pp., top edge gilt. 10 maps, 12 charts and plans, including 2 folding plans in cover pockets.
A scholarly history of the period, researched largely from manuscript materials. In his preface, the author gives credit to Dr. Herbert E. Bolton for his researches in the Mexican Archives. He is rather dismissive of the state of the Bancoft Library collection at the time.