An important book . . . The authors fully document what we know about Mission San Xavier del Bac and their research is meticulous and first rate. The photography of Helga Teiwes helps make this work an absolute must for anyone interested in Southwestern history.
Each image is further cross-referenced in an extensive dictionary of subjects, personages, and symbols, making the book a valuable reference tool
The photographic documentation is the best published thus far.
The Antioch Review
The authors deliver an exhaustively detailed explanation of San Xavier's images and emblems.