Oregon and California Drawings. 1841 and 1847

GUILLOU, Charles F.B

Published by Book Club of California, N.p, 1961
From Randall House Rare Books (ABAA) (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 04 February 1998

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Small folio. linen covers lettered in gilt and pictorially stamped in blue on front. Illustrated by the author. One of 450 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy. Guillou, a skilled artist and chief surgeon for the U.S. Navy, was aboard the U.S. sloop Peacock when it broke up on a bar the Columbia River in 1841. While the stranded crew was quartered in Astoria Guillou made sketches of the local scene. His California sketches were made when he was on a visit there in 1847, aboard another naval vessel. Commentary by Elliot A. P. Evans. [BCC #107]. Covers dust soiled, corners bumped, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 15200

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Title: Oregon and California Drawings. 1841 and ...

Publisher: Book Club of California, N.p

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

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