Lot 520 of 541:
Naval Sketches of the War in California  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$36
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Naval Sketches of the War in California reproducing twenty-eight Drawings made in 1846-47 by William H. Meyers, Gunner on the U.S. Sloop-of-War Dale

Author:
Meyers, William H.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Random House

Date:
1939

Description:

Descriptive text by Capt. Dudley Knox. Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Illustrated with 28 plates after the original drawings, colored with linoleum blocks. (Folio), original white leather-backed marbled boards. One of 1000 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

Meyers served aboard the U.S.S. Dale during the conquest of California by U.S. forces. The plates were reproduced from the original drawings in the collection of Franklin D. Roosevelt. GB 317.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and soiling to leather and boards; very good.


 
Item number:
271156a
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting us at [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.