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INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS

INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS

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INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS

by Webb, Edith Buckland

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Small quarto (10 3/4 X 8 inches) Los Angeles: Warren F. Lewis, 1952. Original First Edition. xxix, 326 pages, illustrated by numerous black and white plates, original dust jacket designed by Harry Garo, bibliography, index. Inscribed by author on the half title. Very good condition (protected in its original shipping box), hardcover brick colored cloth binding, title in gilt on spine against a black background, gilt mortar and pestle illustration on front cover.

" ... a definitive study of the mission Indians: how they lived, where they lived, what they ate, their amusements, their arts and their crafts."

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
801
Title
INDIAN LIFE AT THE OLD MISSIONS
Author
Webb, Edith Buckland
Format/Binding
Hardcover cloth
Book Condition
New As new - fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Warren F. Lewis
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
1952
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
California and the West; Western American History; Southern California; Association Copy; Native American; signed by author; California Missions; History; First Edition; California Mission Indians;

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.

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First Edition
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