Oregon and California Drawings. 1841 and 1847

GUILLOU, Charles F.B. Bibliographical sketch by Emily Blackmore.
N.p: Book Club of California, 1961. Illustrated by the author.
One of 450 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy.
Small folio, linen covers lettered in gilt and pictorially stamped in blue on front. Covers dust soiled, corners bumped, else fine.

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].

Price: $50.00
SKU: 15200
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