Atlas para el viage de las goletas Sutil y Mexicana al reconocimiento del Estrecho de Juan de Fuca en 1792

Atlas para el viage de las goletas Sutil y Mexicana al reconocimiento del Estrecho de Juan de Fuca en 1792

Atlas para el viage de las goletas Sutil y Mexicana al reconocimiento del Estrecho de Juan de Fuca en 1792

eBook, 1802, Spanish

Notes

"... The maps show the California coast from Baja to the northwest, Vancouver Island and the waters around it, the coast of Alaska and British Columbia ... California from Cape San Lucas to Cape Mendicino ... San Diego, Monterey Bay, Nootka, and two more bays near Juan de Fuca ..."--Bookseller's catalogue. USiana G18. NUC. Sabin 69221.
Attributed in the past to Josef Espinosa y Tello, but more recently to Dionisio Alcalá-Galiano, Cayetano Valdés Flores Bazán y Peón, or Jos. Cardero
Maps and drawings / Jos. Cardero
Text half-bound in black morocco over marbled boards; spine overlap and corners edged in gilt; spine lettered and ruled in gilt; plain endpapers with turn-ins; t.p. lettered in black with printer's mark also in black; atlas, in matching solander case, has original marbled paper wrappers; t.p. lettered in black; "Explicacion de las cartas, planos, vistas y retratos" ([2] p.) follows t.p. "An important Spanish voyage to Nootka Sound and the Northwest Coast. The two ships, Sutil and Mexicana, were associated with the Malaspina expedition but pursued a separate course ... The first part of the text ([14] p.) is a review by Martin Fernandez Navarrete of all Spanish voyages to the Northwest Coast ... The second part, the actual account of the expedition ... The ships made a complete survey of the shore at the east end of the strait of Juan de Fuca ... arriving at Nootka Sound in the spring of 1792 ..."--Bookseller's catalogue

Publisher

Madrid: Imprenta real

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Extent

[1] leaf, [12] leaves of plates (some folded) ; 33 cm.)

Contributor

Alcalá-Galiano, Dionisio, 1760-1805, Cordero, José, b. 1767 or 8, Espinosa y Tello, Josef, 1763-1815, Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809, Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844, Valdés Flores Bazán y Peón, Cayetano, 1767-1835

Alternate Title

Relacion del viage hecho por las goletas Sutil y Mexicana en el año de 1792 para reconocer el Estrecho de Fuca

Alternate Title

Viage hecho por las goletas Sutil y Mexicana en el año de 1792 para reconocer el Estrecho de Fuca

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

917.95042 R25 1802