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A historical, political, and natural description of California

Pedro Fages

A historical, political, and natural description of California

by Pedro Fages

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Published by Ballena Press in Ramona, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- California.,
  • California -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pedro Fages, soldier of Spain, newly translated into English from the original Spanish by Herbert Ingram Priestley.
    GenreEarly works to 1800., Sources.
    ContributionsPriestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944., Mexico City (Mexico). Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Historia y Etnografía.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903393M

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