Publication: Frederick H Hitchcock, 1927, New York
First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, xi , 360 pp., frontispiece [portrait], introduction, illustrated from photographs, portraits, appendices, index. Provides the history of the Presbyterian Church in California 1849 to 1927 including the ministers and a bit of each of their history, along with the Spanish background, church progress, and Presbyterians in Nevada. Includes chapters entitled, "The Pioneers of Forty-Nine," which has information on personalities and churches established during the early years of statehood; "The Work of the Women," "The Orient in California," which has good information on both the Chinese and Japanese churches in California; "Presbyterians in Nevada," etc. Small library label affixed to the bottom edge of the spine, lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners, and a former owner's neat, small label at the bottom of the front cover, else a very good copy.
Inventory Number: 49452