Item #22804 The Franciscans in California. Zephyrin Engelhardt.

The Franciscans in California

Harbor Springs, MI: Holy Childhood Indian School, 1897.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. xvi, 516 pp, with frontispiece, map, illustrations, index. Specially bound in three-quarter leather with tooled spine, marbled boards and endpapers, for Los Angeles bookseller C.C. Parker. Bookplate of historian Catherine Coffin Phillips on front pastedown. Some scuffing to leather, small tear at head of spine, front and rear blank pages inserted by binder are browned, binding sound, text clean. Cowan I, p. 79: "The most complete work upon the colonization and evangelization of California by the Franciscans." Graff 1250; Howes E-153.

Item #22804

Price: $200.00

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