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Encyclopedia of California's Catholic Heritage, 1769-1999 (FIRST EDITION) by Msgr. Francis J. Weber - First Edition - 2001 - from Shelley and Son Books (SKU: 067707)

Encyclopedia of California's Catholic Heritage, 1769-1999 (FIRST EDITION)

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Encyclopedia of California's Catholic Heritage, 1769-1999 (FIRST EDITION)

by Msgr. Francis J. Weber

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Mission Hills, California / Spokane, Washington: Saint Francis Historical Society and The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Terry Ruscin (Jacket Design & Illustrations). FIRST EDITION, 2001. Hardcover. Bound in burgundy publisher's clothy with gilt lettering and ornamentation on the cover and spine. Illustrated occasionally throughout with photographs in black and white. Frontispiece is a black and white drawing of Fray Junipero Serra by Jean Kavin for the Grabhorn Press. Contents are divided into the following categories: The California Missions, Hierarchy, Laity, Clergyman, Friars, Religious Men and Women, Ecclesial Institutions, Memoirs, and Topical. Indexed. 1,148 pp. Illustrated dust jacket is in white, black, grey and red color tones. Red lettering on dj cover and spine. This copy comes from the library of previous owner, Terry Ruscin, who designed the jacket and illustrations for this book. Ruscin is author of Mission Memoirs: A Collection of Photographs, Sketches & Reflections of California's Past. An impressive copy with bright white pages and brimming with information. Free from any marginalia, annotation or creasing. Beautiful. <br><br>ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Msgr. Francis J. Weber, a graduate in the Department of Ecclesial History under the legendary John Tracy Ellis at The Catholic University of America, has served as Archivist for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles since 1962. His writings on California's Catholic Heritage stretch back over forty years, tracing the influence of Catholicism from 1542 when the first Mass was offered along the Pacific Slope to the early days of the twenty-first century. <br><br>Additional photos available upon request. At over 6 lbs., due to its size and weight, this copy will likely require an additional shipping charge. Full refund if not satisfied.


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Encyclopedia of California's Catholic Heritage, 1769-1999 (FIRST EDITION)
Msgr. Francis J. Weber
Terry Ruscin (Jacket Design & Illustrations)
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First Edition
Saint Francis Historical Society and The Arthur H. Clark Company
Place of Publication
Mission Hills, California / Spokane, Washington
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California, Catholic Heritage, Encyclopedia, Msgr. Francis J. Weber, Saint Francis Historical Society

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