San Francisco: Published by the author, 1877. First Edition. 12mo. 192 pp. 9 woodcut plates (including frontispiece; 1 fold-out plate, lacking the left fold; fold-out map of The Laguna [Pond] of Dolores. Green cloth with gilt decoration & lettering. Wear to extremities; small snag to spine; else a very good copy of a scarce and early title on the California Missions; only two copies located in online institutions. Item #19617
"An attempt to record the founation of civilization in California on the centenary of Catholicity in San Francisco." - Weber 469.