A History of the Santa Clara Mission Library, Hoskin, Biobooks, 1961, 1/500, VG

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Hoskin, Beryl. A History of the Santa Clara Mission Library (Oakland, CA: Biobooks, 1961).
English, Very Good, one of 500 copies, HC, 8vo, 10 1/4" x 7 1/4," 82 pp., including one illustration, four plates, and Bibliography.

Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on front. No lettering to spine. Covers have a few smudges and light scratches, slight darkening, and slightly bumped tips, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Four black-and-white plates and one black-and-white illustration included. "California Heritage No. 48." This is a study about the Santa Clara Mission and its library. Following the Preface are five sections, "Introduction," "Methods and Resources Used for the Study," "Historical Background of the Santa Clara Mission and the Book Collection," "An Evaluation of the Outstanding Titles in the Collection," and "A Numbered List of the Entire Manuscript and Book Collection of the Santa Clara Mission, 1777-1881." Authored by Beryl Hoskin. Back colophon: "500 copies printed by Lederer, Street & Zeus Company."