The Conquest of Florida, under Hernando de Soto.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1857. hardcover. (Bound with): Irving, Washington. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West. Digested from His Journal... 2 Vols. in one. 12mo, contemporary 3/4 red calf, gilt spine, spine dampstained, light foxing to some margins. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1857. good.

The Conquest of Florida was "Compiled from Herrera, Garcilaso de la Vega and the narrative of the gentleman of Elvas." Howes I-80. Washington Irving writes of "Explorations and fur-trade operations form Green river to Salt Lake and Walla Walla, 1832-5, including the first account of the trapping expedition over the Sierras to California, led by `Joe' Walker." Howes I-85.

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