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The missions of California

Author: Melba Levick; Stanley Young
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books ; Vancouver : Distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Complemented by full-color photographs, this updated handbook recounts the story of the California missions and offers detailed profiles of all twenty-one historic missions, offering a unique tour of each site's architecture, artistry, and historical significance.
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Genre/Form: Local history
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melba Levick; Stanley Young
ISBN: 0811836940 9780811836944 0811819388 9780811819381
OCLC Number: 55681195
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 134 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction: The mission era --
San Diego --
San Luis Rey --
San Juan Capistrano --
San Gabriel --
San Fernando --
San Buenaventura --
Santa Barbara --
Santa Ines --
La Purisima --
San Luis Obispo --
San Miguel --
San Antonio --
Soledad --
Carmel --
San Juan Bautista --
Santa Cruz --
Santa Clara --
San Jose --
Dolores (San Francisco) --
San Rafael --
Solano.
Responsibility: photographs by Melba Levick ; text by Stanley Young ; foreword by Sally B. Woodbridge.
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Complemented by full-color photographs, this updated handbook recounts the story of the California missions and offers detailed profiles of all twenty-one historic missions, offering a unique tour of each site's architecture, artistry, and historical significance.

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