Alabado; a story of Old California

Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1978. 243p., illustrations, very good first edition in dj. Historical novel set in the early Mission days in California. Stanford University author, emeritus professor of English, who has published on the missions before, and wrote an influential study of Tolkein; he has however no talent for fiction himself, and displays an outdated regard for the mission system.

Cat.No: 122727
ISBN: 0819906891

Price: $10.00