MISSION SAN MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL - SIGNED BY MELBA LEVICK AND RUBEN G. MENDOZA
Mendoza, Ruben G. Photographs by Melba Levick. Paso Robles, CA: Nazraeli Press, 2019. First Edition 1/1000. 4to. Cloth with gilt debossing. 68pp, 41 color illustrations.. Architecture Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued.
The twenty-one missions of California - from San Diego to San Francisco Solano - are historic treasures and sites of pilgrimage for visitors from the world over. Intrinsically beautiful structures typically built of adobe brick and wood, adorned with towers, domes, whitewashed stucco, often surrounded by lush gardens, the missions are at the very heart of California.
Established by Spanish padres, built by Native Californians, and preserved and restored by historians and architects, California’s missions are unique monuments to the region’s indigenous and European histories. This colorful, informative exploration dedicated solely to Central California's fabled Mission San Miguel Archangel couples Ruben G. Mendoza's incisive text with Melba Levick's lush photography.
About the Authors: Melba Levick is a widely published and exhibited photographer who lives and works in Paris, California, and Spain. She has co-authored or contributed to numerous books published by Rizzoli. Ruben G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, author, photographer, and founding faculty member of California State University, Monterey Bay.
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