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REVERE, Joseph Warren, Lt., USN

Published by Biobooks, Oakland, 1947
Condition: Near Fine
From Hardy Books (Nevada City, CA, U.S.A.)

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NF/(Mylar) Inscribed By Publisher. Quarto. 245 pages. Illustrated with rear endpaper map of San Francisco Bay and plates. Gray cloth with gilt design and spine lettering. Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. Printed by Gillick Press, Berkeley. Art work by Vic Anderson. . Later custom mylar protective jacket. Inscribed in ink in the colophon by publisher Joseph Sullivan of Biobooks. A reprint of the 1849 work ("A Tour of Duty in California"). Revere, a grandson of Paul Revere, served as an officer aboard the U.S.S. Portsmouth in the Pacific from 1846 to 1848. Under orders from Commander J. B. Montgomery, Revere landed at Sonoma, read Commodore Sloat's Proclamation and raised the U.S. Flag, thereby terminating the Bear Flag revolt. Several of Revere's plates are here reproduced in color. Zamorano 80, #63; Wheat 165 ("One of the truly important books of the days preceding the gold discovery, with a chapter on that event, and outstanding illustrations of the early period.") Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Bookseller Inventory # 223

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Publisher: Biobooks, Oakland

Publication Date: 1947

Book Condition:Near Fine

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