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The California Missions: A Complete Pictorial History and Visitor's Guide
     

The California Missions: A Complete Pictorial History and Visitor's Guide

by Editors of Sunset Books, Adrian Wilson (Designed by), France Carpentier (Artist), Philip Spencer (Photographer), John S. Weir (Photographer)
 

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Here is the unique story of the California missions - their dramatic founding, ruination, and eventual restoration. Never before have both the history and present-day beauty of the missions been so completely and magnificently portrayed. All twenty-one missions are shown in attractive watercolor renderings, and there are intriguing photographs from early days as well

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Here is the unique story of the California missions - their dramatic founding, ruination, and eventual restoration. Never before have both the history and present-day beauty of the missions been so completely and magnificently portrayed. All twenty-one missions are shown in attractive watercolor renderings, and there are intriguing photographs from early days as well as recent times. Each mission is the subject of an individual chapter in which its meaning and contribution to our history are fully explained. A valuable reference source for the whole family, this handsome book doubles as a visitor's guide. Providing information on mission tours, museums, and libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780376051721
Publisher:
Oxmoor House
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Series:
Sunset Books
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
17 - 18 Years

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