1875. San Francisco: I.N. Choynski 1875.
8vo , 41pp. Original pale blue printed wrappers, a little worn but good.
§ First edition, a Jennie Crocker Henderson 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