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KINO REPORTS TO HEADQUARTERS: Correspondence of Eusebio F. Kino, S. J. from New Spain with Rome. Original Spanish Text of Fourteen Unpublished Letters and Reports with English Translation and Notes.
Edition: First edition.
Rome, Italy: INSTITUTUM HISTORICUM SOCIETATIS JESU, 1954. Hardcover first edition - In addition to being a Jesuit missionary, Kino was a geographer, explorer, cartographer and astronomer. During the last 24 years of his life he worked in the Pimera Alta (modern-day Sonora in Mexico and southern Arizona in the United States) where he explored the region and worked with the Native American population, including primarily the Tohono O'Odham. He led an overland expedition to the Baja California Territory to prove that it was not an island but a peninsula. Index, 135 pp plus a supplement on glossy stock which includes black and white plates of the Kino's original documents plus a fold out map, complete.
Condition: Very near fine in navy blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.Book ID: 85569More details Price: $45.00