In and Out of the Old Missions of California. George Wharton James.

In and Out of the Old Missions of California

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. First printing. Hardcover. 8vo. [5], viii-xx, 392, [2], [1] (page of publisher's advertisements for other works by Wharton) [3] pp. Original green cloth lettered in gold on the front board and spine, decorations in gilt on the front board, top edge gilt. Illustrated with a frontispiece and several black and white plates (photographs of artefacts and the architecture of the old missions). Cowan 120 ("One of the best works dealing with this subject."). A comprehensive history of Franciscan missions left by Spanish Missionaries between the 16th and 17th centuries. Near Fine. Item #00006372

Pastedowns splitting at hinges (binding is tight and secure) and browning affecting a few pages from where a small flower was pressed, else a bright beautiful copy.

Price: $100.00

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