First edition. 8vo. Color, pictorial, stiff wrappers, vii [blank], 227 pp., preface, chronology, illustrated from photographs, postscript, appendices, glossary, chapter notes, bibliography, index. A promotional blurb on the back cover says "This is the story -- fully documented -- of how Spanish explorers, soldiers and men of the church pushed north from Mexico in the 1500s, seeking riches and establishing settlements from Texas to California 250 years before the influx of American settlers in the mid - 1800s." As new, unread copy.
Inventory Number: 40297