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Utazás Kalifornia déli részeiben / irta Xántus János ... ; egy földképpel, nyolcz kö-és nyolcz fametszettel

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Xántus, János 1825-1894  Search this
Bibliographic antecedent:
Abert, J. W (James William) 1820-1897  Search this
Emory, William H (William Hemsley) 1811-1887  Search this
Sitgreaves, Lorenzo 1811-1888 Report of an expedition down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers  Search this
Xántus, János 1825-1894  Search this
Kern, Richard H. 1821-1853  Search this
János, Herz  Search this
Lauffer és Stolp  Search this
Haske és Társa  Search this
Xántus, János 1825-1894 Travel  Search this
Xántus, János 1825-1894 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
5 preliminary leaves, 191 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, [10] leaves of plates (one folded) : illustrations (some color), map ; 23 cm
Electronic resources
Color lithographs
California, Southern
Baja California (Peninsula)
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
With 8 colored lithographs, plus a frontispiece illustration and a folded map.
"Pesten, nyomatott Herz Jánosnál, 1859" --Verso of title page.
The plates were lithographed by Haske és Társa.
Pages 37-63 relate to the Tejon Indians with a list of their numerals and a vocabulary of their language.
"The tinted lithographs are said to be from drawings by the author, but several appear to be copied with but slight alterations from those of R.H. Kern in Sitgreave's Report of an expedition down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers, 1854" --Sabin.
"Authorized edition of this scientist's letters on California; they embody, without acknowledgement, much from the reports of Abert and Emory" --W. Howes, U.S.iana.
Publisher's advertisements on the final 3 pages.
Cowan, R.E. A bibliography of the history of California, 1510-1930, page 697
Newberry Library. Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana, 4785
Parke-Bernet Galleries. Celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter, 2860
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 105714
Wheat, C.I. Books of the California gold rush, 237
Wright Howes, the final edition of U.S.iana, X2
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy 39088017896655 is imperfect: a section of the title leaf has been torn away (to remove a provenance mark?) and repaired with a blank piece of paper, not affecting the text.
SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Libraries. Purchased with funds from the Cullman Endowment.
SCNHRB copy has the first leaf of the index in the preliminaries misbound between the frontispiece and the title leaf.
SCNHRB copy has a later gilt-tooled brown leather binding with light brown endpapers and black sprinkled edges.
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F867 .X2 1860
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries