SAN ANTONIO IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
San Antonio: San Antonio Bicentennial Heritage Committee, 1976. 154pp. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Color frontis. of the Mission San Jose. End paper map of early San Antonio. Crème faux-leather, title printed on the front cover and spine. First edition. Fine copy (no dust jacket issued). Through a series of short essays, various experts within their field examine the indigenous peoples, the missions and the efforts of the fathers to covert the Indians, the harsh frontier conditions, struggles with hostile tribes, the Presidio, the farming and ranching economies, and local art. The bibliography at the end of each essay provides additional resources for further research.