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    [Grabhorn Press]. LIMITED. William H. Meyers. Naval Sketches of the War in California. Reproducing Twenty-Eight Drawings Made in 1846 - 1847 by William H. Meyers, Gunner on the U.S. Sloop-of-War-Dale. Descriptive text by Capt. Dudley W. Knox. Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. New York: Random House, 1939. Edition limited to 1,000 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press in San Francisco. Folio. Illustrated with twenty-eight color plates. Publisher's quarter-vellum over marbled boards, with gilt title label on spine. Extremities gently rubbed, bumped, soiled and edgeworn. Light soiling to deckled textblock edges. Minor toning and dampstaining scattered throughout. Owner's ink gift inscription. Overall very good.

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