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MISSION TALES in the DAYS of the DONS by Mrs. A. S. C. Forbes 1909

MISSION TALES in the DAYS of the DONS by Mrs. A. S. C. Forbes 1909

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MISSION TALES IN THE DAYS OF THE DONS. Mrs. A. S. C. Forbes (author), with Nine Full Page Illustrations and Decorative Drawings by Langdon Smith, A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1909.

 

Historical Fiction

 

Harrye Rebecca Piper Forbes (nee Smith; May 6, 1861 – September 18, 1951), also known as Mrs. A. S. C. Forbes, was an American historical preservationist, journalist, and author, best known for her efforts to preserve and promote California's El Camino Real and the old Spanish missions which it connected. She was for many years director of the Historical Society of Southern California. Forbes was a writer on topics such as the history of California, and Native Americans, and the Boxer Rebellion in China. She sometimes used the pseudonym "Harry Forbes".

 

Green hardcover with a white title and a black and orange illustration of a man on a horse with the sun (and its rays stretching out) in the background. Illustrated endpapers. Fancy green border-illustrated text pages. Nice condition with a secure binding, clean pages, and very light cover wear. About 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 with 344 pages. Scarce.

 

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