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Title The California missions : a pictorial history / by the Sunset editors ; editor, Dorothy Krell ; chief photographer, John S. Weir ; cover photo., Philip Spencer ; watercolor paintings, France Carpentier.

Imprint Menlo Park, Calif. : Lane Pub. Co., 1979.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  979.4 C128 1979    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition Soft cover ed.
Description 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Sunset pictorial
Sunset pictorial.
Note "A Sunset book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-319) and index.
Summary Numerous photographs complement a history of California's twenty-one Spanish missions, historic relics of the industrious colonists.
Contents Portraits of the missions -- Last outposts of empire -- The missions get under way -- The meaning of the missions -- Decay and rebirth -- San Diego de Alcalá -- San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo -- San Antonio de Padua -- San Gabriel Arcángel -- San Luis Obispo de Tolosa -- San Francisco de Asís -- San Juan Capistrano -- Santa Clara de Asís -- San Buenaventura -- Santa Barbara -- La Purísima Concepción -- Santa Cruz -- Nuestra Señora de la Soledad -- San José -- San Juan Bautista -- San Miguel Arcángel -- San Fernando Rey de España -- San Luis Rey de Francia -- Santa Inés -- San Rafael Arcángel -- San Francisco Solano -- Facts about the California missions.
Subject Spanish mission buildings -- California.
California -- History -- To 1846.
California -- Description and travel.
Spanish mission buildings. (OCoLC)fst01128622
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
Chronological Term To 1846
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Krell, Dorothy.
Added Title Sunset.
ISBN 037605171X

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