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SKETCHES OF CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII BY WILLIAM H. MEYERS GUNNER, U.S.N. ABOARD THE UNITED STATES SLOOP-OF-WAR CYANE 1842-1843.

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[San Francisco]: Book Club of California, 1970. [106]pp., including twenty-one color illustrations, plus frontispiece. Folio. Loose-weave fabric over rust paper-covered boards, printed paper spine label. Label lightly faded, else fine. William Meyers was a talented artist, and a diligent recorder of his adventures in the United States Navy. His journal and original illustrations are now at the Bancroft Library. This volume follows two previous illustrated works published by the Grabhorns, and includes artwork by Meyers illustrating his naval adventures in Hawaii and California in the early 1840s, with views in Monterey, the Bay Area, Maui, Lanai, and elsewhere. Printed in an edition of 450 copies by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem, with notes and an introduction by John Haskell Kemble. GRABHORN-HOYEM BIBLIOGRAPHY 42. Bookseller Inventory # 1843

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Title: SKETCHES OF CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII BY WILLIAM...

Binding: Original cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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