[Portland]: Western Imprints/ The Press Of The Oregon Historical Society. 1985. Translation And Annotation by Herbert K. Beals. Illustrated. First Edition. Signed on the half-title page by Beals. Bruno de Heceta (Hezeta) y Dudagoitia (1743–1807) was a Spanish Basque explorer of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Bilbao of an old Basque family, he was sent by the Viceroy of New Spain, Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa, to explore the area north of Alta California in response to information that there were colonial Russian settlements there. Tall 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 167 pages. Item #57541
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