California: a history of Upper & Lower California from their first discovery to the present time,
comprising an account of the climate, soil, natural productions, agriculture, commerce, &c. A full view of the missionary establishments and condition of the free & domesticated Indians, with an appendix relating to steam-navigation in the Pacific, illustrated with a new map, plans of the harbors and numerous engravings,
by Alexander Forbes, esq. Reprinted page for page, and approximately line for line, from the original edition, pub. by Smith, Elder & Co., London, 1839, and to which is added a new index.
|Main Author:||Forbes, Alexander, 1778-1862.|
San Francisco, Cal., T.C. Russell, 1919.
Indians of North America > Indians of North America / Missions.
Missions > Missions / California.
California > California / History.
"This book is one of a limited edition of two hundred and fifty copies, the impressions being taken upon hand-set type, which was immediately distributed.
Biography of Alexander Forbes: p. 9a-10a.
With reproduction of t.-p. of original edition.
10a, xvi, 372 p.
port., illus., col. plates, fold. map.
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