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Naval Sketches of the War in California  

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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

Meyers, William H.

New York

Random House



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.

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

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