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Life in California during a residence of several years in that territory: comprising a description of the country and the missionary establishments, with incidents, observations, etc. . by an American ; to which is annexed a historical account of the origin, customs, and traditions, of the Indians of Alta-California. Translated from the original Spanish manuscript

Robinson, Alfred ; Boscana, Gerónimo; Chinigchinich

Published by Wiley & Putman; Stereotyped by T.B. Smith, New York, 1846
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
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Large quarto in polished maroon cloth-backed boards; 341 pages. A photostat copy in a sturdy library binding. This edition is a rather unusual typed, mimeograph of "stereotyped" edition, less the illustrations, in an excpetionally sturdy binding. Contents: Chinigchinich: a historical account of the origin, customs, and traditions of the Indians at the missionary establishment of St. Juan Capistrano, Alta, California / collected . by the Reverend Father Friar Geronimo Boscana ; translated from the original Spanish manuscript by one who was for many years a resident of Alta, California || Missions -- California. Juaneño Indians -- California -- Social life and customs. Juaneño Indians -- Religion. Mission San Juan Capistrano -- History. Franciscans -- Missions -- California -- Alta -- History.California -- Description and travel. California -- History -- To 1846. || Sabin 10031. Ex-lib with usual markings. Near fine thus. Bookseller Inventory # 85558

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Title: Life in California during a residence of ...

Publisher: Wiley & Putman; Stereotyped by T.B. Smith, New York

Publication Date: 1846

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Edition: "Stereotyped" edition.

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