Francisco Palou's Life and Apostolic Labors of the Venerable Father Junipero Serra, Founder of the Franciscan Missions of California


LIMITED EDITION, of 1,000 copies, this the first complete English translation, printed by R. R. Donnelley and Sons at the Lakeside Press, Chicago. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 338 pp. 4 figures on plates, fold out map tipped-in at rear; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown cloth; binding square and tight. Fine. "Father Serra was the founder of the missions and Father Palou was his companion and devoted friend. Both were from Mallorca. In 1913 it was translated in full by C. Scott Williams and published with an introduction and notes by George Wharton James, with reproductions of the portrait of Serrra and the map, together with the photograph of Serra's monument in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco." H. R. Wagner, Zamorano 80. REFERENCES: Larson, Controversial James, No. 47; Zamorano 80, No. 59, 1st ed., Mexico City, 1787.

Title: Francisco Palou's Life and Apostolic Labors of the Venerable Father Junipero Serra, Founder of the Franciscan Missions of California

Author Name: Francisco Palou (1723-1789), George Wharton James (1858-1923) editor and introduction, and C. Scott Williams, translator

Categories: California History,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, George Wharton James: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-043

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