Madrid. 1819. 94pp. Antique-style calf. Unobtrusive old blindstamp on title. Very good. Item #WRCAM49132A
This sermon was delivered at the memorial service of four missionaries martyred by Yuma Indians on the Colorado River in 1781. "The learned sermon is valuable for its extended notes on the history of the late 18th-century Franciscan missions in Sonora and Arizona" - Streeter. It was delivered in 1794 but not published until 1819. PALAU 35871. STREETER SALE 153. WAGNER, SPANISH SOUTHWEST 174a.