Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1915. First Edition (Published April 1915). Hardcover. Tall 8vo., 417 pages, top edges gilt, decorated cloth, color frontispiece of San Carlos mission with tissue guard, illustrated with many photographs. -- 4 small pieces of tape top & bottom first endpaper and following page (held these pages together at one time and have since been separated without any damage). Light wear to the extremities and some small spotting to the spine & back cover. -- Six line hand written poem on the first free endpaper, signed by Charles Francis Saunders and dated 1915. Very good. Item #9452
A history of the Catholic missions established in California during the 1700's and 1800's.