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1789 - Storia Della California, Francesco Saverio Clavigero
Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish
The history of Mexico collected from Spanish and Mexican historians, from manuscripts and old paintings of Indians, along with discussion of the animals and inhabitants of Mexico. Includes illustrated charts and copperplates. Clavigero was born at Vera Cruz, Mexico, September 9, 1731;, and he died in Bologna, Italy, on April 2, 1787. At the age of seventeen he entered the Society of Jesus. Subsequently, his attention was drawn Mto the valuable collection of documents on Mexican history and antiquities deposited there by Siguenza y Gongora, from which he derived much of his information.