H.M.S. SULPHUR AT CALIFORNIA 1837 AND 1839. Being the Accounts of Midshipman Francis Guillemard Simpkinson and Captain Edward Be

San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1969. Cloth-backed decorated Boards (Mylar). First Edition, Limited. Quarto. 70 pages. Frontis map. Illustrated, including some from contemporary drawings. Limited to 450 unnumbered copies. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press, Pasadena, California. A very fine fresh copy, enclosed in a custom mylar cover. Previously unpublished accounts of a British survey voyage along the California coast. Captain Belcher succeeded Captain F. W. Beechey in command of HMS Sulphur. Belcher had sailed with Beechey aboard HMS Blossom in 1827 on a similiar voyage. BCC 132. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Item #217

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