Mission Memoirs by award winning designer Terry Ruscin, is the only current book that covers and illustrates all of the California missions, the four asistencias, and the presidios associated with the missions. Additionally, some of the historic estancias (mission ranch outposts) are covered. This photographic essay features photography that focuses to a large extent on the way the missions used to be, free of modern obstructions. First-time photographs of restricted areas, sketches, and watercolors point out previously overlooked details. The text weaves together keen personal observation with an abundance of historical facts and information, based on years of extensive research and interviews. This book offers a balanced view of native Californians and mission fathers. The author has written, photographed, illustrated, and designed Mission Memoirs.
Author: Ann Hazard
Agave Sunsets is a collection of 50 treasured Baja California tales that will transport you to magical places south of the border and introduce you characters you will never forget. …$ 19.95 Add to cart
Author: Dick Murphy
San Diego Superior Court Judge Dick Murphy came from behind to win the 2000 mayoral election with a promise of “leadership with 2020 vision.” Mayor Murphy achieved most of his …$ 22.50 Add to cart