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General Histories - Venegas

Venegas, Miguel, 1680-1764

Histoire naturelle et civile de la Californie…(Paris, 1767)


A translation of the author’s Noticia de la California. Besides the geography and natural history of the region, Venegas describes the customs, government and religion of the inhabitants. Venegas was born in Puebla, Mexico, where he taught philosophy and moral theology.

Backer-Sommervogel VIII, col. 560, no. 3