1875. San Francisco: I.N. Choynski, 1875.
8vo , 41 pp. Original pale blue printed wrappers, a little worn but good.
§ First edition, Jennie Crocker Henderson's copy (JCH 7626 at front). "One of the most interesting examples of the tendency to endow Spanish California with the attributes of a lost utopia" (Starr, Americans and the California Dream, p. 395). Eberstadt 132, 138: "Early history of the missions and mission life and thought in the seventies." Howell cat. 50, #533. Choynski may have had issues with English -- Junipero Serra (for example) is printed as Jumpero Lerra. Item #110814