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Beauty of the California missions

Foster, Lee

Beauty of the California missions

by Foster, Lee

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Published by LTA Pub. Co. in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works.,
    • Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Guidebooks.,
    • Spaniards -- California -- History.,
    • California -- Pictorial works.,
    • California -- Guidebooks.,
    • California -- History -- To 1846.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext, Lee Foster ; concept & design, Robert D. Shangle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF862 .F67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2215165M
      ISBN 100917630920, 0917630459
      LC Control Number89038289

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