Publication: University of Arizona, 1962, Tucson, 1934
First edition. 8vo. Story appears in University of Arizona Bulletin, Vol. V, No. 2, February 15, 1934. Printed wrappers, 142 pp., frontis., preface, introduction, illustrated, folding map. Map provides a guide to the Kino Mission Chain, and is bound-in to rear of volume. Father Kino was a Jesuit priest from a town which is now a part of northern Italy. For the last 24 years of his life he worked in the region then known as the Pimería Alta, modern-day Sonora, in Mexico and southern Arizona in the United States. He explored the region and worked with the indigenous Native American population. Father Kino proved that Baja California was not an island by leading an overland expedition there. By the time of his death he had established 24 missions, chapels or visiting stations. This is the story of his travels and adventures. Minimal wear to bottom edge of spine, else a very good, tight copy.
Inventory Number: 31102