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Shaler, William (1778?-1833) Journal of a voyage between China and... America...in 1804

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05246.05 Author/Creator: Shaler, William (1778?-1833) Place Written: Claremont Type: Book Date: 1935 Pagination: 109 p. 23.1 x 16.6 cm

Summary of Content: Collateral. Modern fine press reprint (no. 164) by the Saunder Studio Press, with an introduction by Lindley Bynum and illustrations by Ruth Saunders. Facsimiles of the titlepage and beginning reprinted from the Huntington Library copy. This is the first separate printing in book form. It originally appeared in the American Register, 1808. It is said to be the earliest first-hand account of California by an American.

Background Information: bookshelf

People: Shaler, William, 1778?-1833

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: TravelAmerican WestAsia

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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