James, George Wharton. In and Out of the Old Missions of California: An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1906. Illustrated with 66 black & white plates. Bound in green crushed morocco by John Grabau, with a gilt frame to the covers, accented with small stylized leaves and gilt starts. Five bands to spine with title to second compartment and author in gilt to fourth compartment, with remaining compartments decorated with a vertical design of multiple vertical gilt fillets, accented with leaves, culminating with an inlaid red fleur de lis and arching gilt gouges in the first compartment. Gilt ruled turn-ins with light green mottled endpapers. Gift inscription and owner stamp to endpaper. Top edge gilt. Measures 6.25" x 8.75". Rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, browning to spine. Offsetting to endpapers, light browning to pages.