Publisher: Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
Description: Hardcover. 307 pages.
Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear. Spine caps and corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's library stamp embossed on the half-title page. Very clean copy otherwise.
Dust Jacket: None
Contents: This book contains two reports written in the late 1930s and reprinted in this volume as part of the Santa Barbara Bicentennial Historical Series. They are comprehensive reports on the then ruins and archeology of Mission La Purisima Concepcion. The two reports are as follows:
An Architectural Study of Mission La Purisima Concepcion - Fredrick C. Hageman. This reports concerns itself with the archeology and architecture of the various ruins and mission buildings including original materials and methods of construction as well as what would be involved in restoration work. Illustrated with photographs.
Mission La Purisima Concepcion, California - Russell C. Ewing. This report concerns itself with the history of the mission from its beginning to its demise.