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Mission Churches Of New Mexico by New Mexico State Tourist Bureau

Mission Churches Of New Mexico

by New Mexico State Tourist Bureau

Publication: New Mexico State Tourist Bureau, a Division of the New Mexico State Highway Department, n d (ca 1932), Santa Fe

First edition. 12mo, 7 1/8" x 5 1/4" color, pictorial, stapled wrappers, n. p. [40 pp.], introduction, beautifully illustrated throughout, map, books about New Mexico. A nicely designed and printed promotional brochure issued in the 1930's when Clyde Tingley was then governor of New Mexico. Contains a message from the governor along with his picture, a beautiful color map of New Mexico and the locations, detailed information and pictures of ten old missions, five old churches, and three mission ruins. Plus three historic expeditions including Coronado (1540 A. D.), Espejo (1582 A. D.), and Onate (1598 A. D.). Minor wear to the extremities, else a near fine copy.

Inventory Number: 46638

$125.00