Nothing is as approved as mediocrity, the majority has established it and it fixes it fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way. — Pascal

Famous Missions of California - W. H. Hudson



This short book tells the complete story of the founding of the Franciscan Missions of California under Junipero Serra and his followers. Only 80 pages long, it is lavishly illustrated and provides a short, balanced, and fascinating introduction to early California history.

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To
BONNIE BURCKHALTER FLETCHER
With affectionate recollections of California days

London, England, 1901