Lot 77 of 457:
Englehardt's Missions and Missionaries of California  

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Title:
The Missions and Missionaries of California
Author:
Englehardt, Zephyrin
Place:
San Francisco and Santa Barbara
Publisher:
James H. Barry and Mission Santa Barbara
Date:
1913-1930
Description:

5 volumes. Illustrated with plates, folding maps, text illustrations, etc. (8vo), brown cloth lettered in gilt. Vols. I & II  Second Editions, the others First Editions.

This set with the decorative bookplates of Mission San Juan Capistrano. "All of the writings of this learned author are of most extensive research and great historical value" - Cowan. The missions covered in the individual volumes include: San Gabriel, Santa Ines, San Juan Capistrano, San Buenaventura (2), San Luis Rey, Santa Barbara, San Carlos, etc (Cowan p.196; Howes E154).

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Condition:
Varying degrees of wear and rubbing to cloth on volumes, some rubbing and bumping to corners of boards; index front hinge cracked, some hinges tender, occasional toning; very good.
 
Item number:
301467
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