H.M.S. Sulpher at California, 1837-1839. Being the Accounts of Midshipman ..and Captain

SIMPKINSON, Francis Guillemard. and BELCHER, Edward.
(San Francisco): Book Club of California, 1969. Illustrated with nine plates, two in color.
One of 450 copies printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press.
Quarto, linen spine lettered in gilt, stamped tan and white boards, stamped endpapers, with prospectus laid in. Lightly sunned at bottom of boards, else fine.

Captain Belcher's account of his two stops in California was originally published in 1843. Midshipman Simpkinson's journal which relates to the first visit only had been hitherto unpublished. [BCC #132].

Price: $40.00
SKU: 15249
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