Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. First printing. Hardcover. 392 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Bound in green cloth with mission embossed in gold on front board, gilt top edge, gold lettering on the spine. A comprehensive history of Franciscan missions left by Spanish Missionaries between the 16th and 17th centuries. Cowan 120 ("One of the best works dealing with this subject."). Near Fine. Item #00006372
Pastedowns splitting at hinges (binding is tight and secure), small tear to the tissue guard protecting the frontispiece, and browning affecting a few pages from where a small flower was pressed, else a bright beautiful copy.