KNOX, Dudley W. Naval Sketches of the War in California. Reproducing twenty-eight drawings made in 1846-47 by William H. Meyers, gunner on the U.S. Sloop-of-War Dale. Descriptive text by Capt. Dudley W. Knox, U.S.N. Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Folio, bound in recent half green morocco. New York: Random House, 1939.
Under the Secretary of the Navy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a lifelong interest in nautical matters, and an unsurpassed collection of naval books, from one of which this publication was taken. One of 1000 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.
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