JUAN MARIA DE SALVATIERRA OF THE COMPANY OF JESUS, Missionary of the Province of New Spain, and Apostolic Conqueror of the Californias. Miguel Venegas, Marguerite Eyer Wilbur.
JUAN MARIA DE SALVATIERRA OF THE COMPANY OF JESUS, Missionary of the Province of New Spain, and Apostolic Conqueror of the Californias.
JUAN MARIA DE SALVATIERRA OF THE COMPANY OF JESUS, Missionary of the Province of New Spain, and Apostolic Conqueror of the Californias.
JUAN MARIA DE SALVATIERRA OF THE COMPANY OF JESUS, Missionary of the Province of New Spain, and Apostolic Conqueror of the Californias.

JUAN MARIA DE SALVATIERRA OF THE COMPANY OF JESUS, Missionary of the Province of New Spain, and Apostolic Conqueror of the Californias.

Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019286

350 pages of text including an index. Maroon hardcover cloth binding with minimal shelfwear. Top edge gilt; other page edges untrimmed. Illustrated with a frontisportrait and seven illustrations including a double-page map. Translated into English, edited and annotated by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. Volume V of Spain In The West, A Series of Original Documents From Foreign Archives. Limited to 755 copies printed. Howes V68. Clark/Brunet 261: extremely valuable regarding the founding of the first missions in California, now south of the United States-Mexican border. Salvatierra founded the mission at Loreto, giving Spain a firm footing on the California peninsula, and leading to further missions to the north. Includes information on the Pious Fund of the Californias. First edition.

Price: $150.00