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The Missions of California

The Missions of California

Revised and Updated

Photographs by Melba Levick,Text by Stanley Young,Foreword by Sally B. Woodbridge


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A classic guide to 21 missions, this beautifully illustrated volume is now revised and updated. California's missions were built by Spanish padres over 150 years ago, and this book tells the history of each, along with photographs of the adobe architecture, bright gardens, rustic interiors, and artistic flourishes.

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Size: 11 x 8-1/2 in;
Pages: 138 pp;
160 color photographs
Format: Paperback
Publication: April 1998
ISBN: 9780811819381
ISBN10: 811819388
Melba Levick has published more than 40 photography books on travel, architecture, and design, including Mexicolor (0-8118-1893-4) and Mexicasa (0-8118-2806-9). She lives in Los Angeles and Paris.


Stanley Young is a writer and communications consultant based in Davis, California.

Sally B. Woodbridge is an architectural historian and the editor or author of numerous books on architecture.