THE GENTLE CONQUISTADORS;: The Ten Year Odyssey across the American…

THE GENTLE CONQUISTADORS;: The Ten Year Odyssey across the American Southwest of Three Spanish Captains and Esteban, a Black Slave. by Mirsky, Jeannette . < >

THE GENTLE CONQUISTADORS;: The Ten Year Odyssey across the American Southwest of Three Spanish Captains and Esteban, a Black Slave.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Pantheon, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written for older children, this is a somewhat fictionalized account of the expedition of 1527 of Panfilo de Narvaez and his six hundred men. By 1529, there were only 4 survivors - Cabeza de Vaca, Alonso Castillo, Andres Dorantes, and the black slave Esteban. After suffering as captives of the Indians of Florida, they began their walk across thousands of miles of the American Southwest to Mexico. Illustrated by Thomas Morley. Author's note Maps. 215 pp. ISBN: 1135825092.

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

Book ID: 56947
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