NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA. Joseph Warren REVERE, USN, Lt.
NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA
NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA
NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA
NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA

NAVAL DUTY IN CALIFORNIA

Oakland: Biobooks, 1947. California Centennial Edition. Cloth. (14) 245 (2) pages.. California Centennial Edition. Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. Illustrated including rear endpaper vintage map of San Francisco, facsimile and colored plates. Gray cloth with gilt design and spine lettering. Printed by Gillick Press, Berkeley. Art by Vic Anderson. . A reprint of the 1849 work ("A Tour of Duty in California"). Revere, a grandson of Paul Revere, served as an officer aboard the U.S.S. Portsmouth in the Pacific from 1846 to 1848. Under orders from Commander J. B. Montgomery, Revere landed at Sonoma, read Commodore Sloat's Proclamation and raised the U.S. Flag, thereby terminating the Bear Flag revolt. Zamorano 80, #63; Wheat 165 ("One of the truly important books of the days preceding the gold discovery, with a chapter on that event, and outstanding illustrations of the early period."). Slightly rubbed, but a Near Fine copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jackett. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Near Fine / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #1852

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