Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, 1998.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. 405 pp, with index and bibliography. Very small stain to fore edge (likely a printer's error), else a fine copy in like jacket. Signed on the front free endpaper by Perissinotto and dated October 30, 1988. A collection of 52 documents (translated into English) from the Santa Barbara Presidio, the last of Alta California's four military garrisons, offering insight into how early settlers survived on the far frontier of Spain's American empire.