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1 Dudley Gordon. Junipero Serra: California's First Citizen.
Los Angeles: Cultural Assets Press, 1969 Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
Presentation copy. 8vo. 7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches. [viii], 106 pp. Two frontispieces, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Silver-stamped brown cloth, original brown wrappers bound in; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Fine. Junipero Serra (1713-1784), founder of the first 9 Spanish missions in California, was perhaps the most important father of the California Missions. This book covers the research done on him by Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928). Lummis was a journalist whose dedication to historical preservation and intellectualism had a huge influence on the culture of Los Angeles. He was particularly interested in the California Missions and Junipero Serra. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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