Frank and Linda Thomas.
Title Mission Cattle Brands.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Publisher Los Angeles: The Tenfingers Press, 1967
Seller ID OG914-055
LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, this is number 74. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. Color linocuts throughout by Frank J. Thomas illustrate the brands, pages are uncut at the top of the page, and each illustrated opening contains a linocut on the right and text on the left identifying the Presidio or Mission that used the illustrated brand and the date of the founding of the Mission or Presidio, printer's mark in blue opposite the colophon; text clean, unmarked. Parchment over boards with a green linocut illustration on the front cover and printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. Fine. Handprinted on an Adana Press with American Uncial type on Kozo paper. A handsome little book that revives a now-lost aspect of early California history. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2887.
Mission Cattle Brands, Frank and Linda Thomas, California Missions, California History