QUARTERDECKS AND SPANISH GRANTS.
Edition: First thus- a large trade paperback.
Rancho Cordova, CA: Landmark Enterprises, (1984.). "Concerning Captain John Clar, his United States Navy career after graduation from Spain's Naval Academy; his visit to Mexican California in 1836 and again at the capture in 1842; the historic Gold Rush voyage of Barque Humboldt."A respectful biography written by an admiring grandson, we learn of Captain John Clar's life: his graduation from Spain's Naval Academy, his U.S. Naval career and visits to Mexican California in 1836, the Capture in 1842, the historic Gold Rush voyage of Barque Humboldt, his purchase of Oakland site; settlement at Clarville; the land surveyor, Translator and Keeper of the Old Archives. Illustrated with many vintage photographs, maps, letters. Bibliography, 156 pp. plus 2 pp. Index. ISBN: 0-91084-239.
Condition: Near fine in illustrated turquoise wrappers (an unread copy, but bump to bottom of spine).