W. GLEESON. History of the Catholic Church in California. Illustrated. Volumes I & II. [Complete 2 volume set]. San Francisco: Printed for the Author, by A. L. Bancroft and Company, 1871 & 1872. Scarce, privately published history of California missions. Illustrated with a folding map and 12 tissue-guarded lithograph plates, including portraits, views, and scenes with Indians. Also included is an appendix containing an account of the author's researches into ancient Indian structures in the eastern United States, accompanied by several plates. Bound in fine black cloth with gilt-lettered green morocco leather title labels to spines. In excellent condition, tightly bound, with crisp, bright, interior. Ink stamps present on title pages, but the text and plates are pristine. Oerall, a beautiful example of a rather uncommon work.
Book # N4178
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