1970. Item #83132
SERRA, Junipero, transl. Rev. Francis J. WEBER. A LETTER OF JUNIPERO SERRA TO THE REVEREND FATHER PREACHER FRAY FERMIN FRANCISCO DE LAUSEN: A BICENTENNIAL DISCOVERY. Boston: David R. Godine, 1970. First edition, one of five hundred letterpress copies, unnumbered. Fifth in a series of poems,essays, broadsides and tracts.  pp. 8vo., grey laid paper wrappers printed in brown and black, with title page woodcut in brown. Fine in publisher's white envelope lettered in red, with a pencil note "Gift of DRG / JHZ." Minor creasing to sides of envelope. Serra, president of the California Missions, writes to his eventual successor (April 17, 1780).