THE MISSION AND THE MAN: the story of San Juan Capistrano. Drawings by June Simonds
Edition: First Edition
Pasadena, CA: San Pasqual Press, 1939. Octavo, maroon cloth spine and blue buckram sides printed in maroon. pp (12). 40, . Ink ownership inscription inside front cover, else fine in lightly used VG jacket. Not in Watters. Bedford-Jones was born in Canada. This famous Catholic mission in Orange County, California, was founded in 1776 but eventually fell into ruins until the arrival of Father St. John O'Sullivan in 1910, who began its restoration. This book is a short account of the mission and Father O'Sullivan.