The Resource A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816, by Adelbert von Chamisso, scientist of the Russian exploring ship Rurik ; illustrated by a series of drawings first published in 1822 by the Rurik's artist, Louis Choris

A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816, by Adelbert von Chamisso, scientist of the Russian exploring ship Rurik ; illustrated by a series of drawings first published in 1822 by the Rurik's artist, Louis Choris

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A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816
Title
A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816
Statement of responsibility
by Adelbert von Chamisso, scientist of the Russian exploring ship Rurik ; illustrated by a series of drawings first published in 1822 by the Rurik's artist, Louis Choris
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Citation location within source
no. 8832
Citation source
Rocq, M.M. California local history
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1781-1838
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Chamisso, Adelbert von
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1795-1828
  • 1893-1992
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  • Choris, Louis
  • Lewis, Oscar
  • Book Club of California
  • Grabhorn Press
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  • Ri︠u︡rik (Brig)
  • Natural history
  • Russians
  • California
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • California
  • Special collections
Label
A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816, by Adelbert von Chamisso, scientist of the Russian exploring ship Rurik ; illustrated by a series of drawings first published in 1822 by the Rurik's artist, Louis Choris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Preface by Oscar Lewis
  • "Two hundred and fifty copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California in December MCMXXXVI."
  • "Chamisso's narrative first appeared in volume I of his works pages 175-200, published in Leipzig in 1836. The portion relating to San Francisco, translated by George McElroy, appeared in volume X, number 3, of the Overeland monthly (March 1873), and this translation was republished, with certain changes and corrections, in A.C. Mahr's The visit of the Rurik to San Francisco in 1816 (Stanford University Press, 1932)" cf. Pref. p. iv
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
v, 16 p.
Other physical details
col.front., 7 col. plates
Label
A sojourn at San Francisco Bay, 1816, by Adelbert von Chamisso, scientist of the Russian exploring ship Rurik ; illustrated by a series of drawings first published in 1822 by the Rurik's artist, Louis Choris
Publication
Note
  • Preface by Oscar Lewis
  • "Two hundred and fifty copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California in December MCMXXXVI."
  • "Chamisso's narrative first appeared in volume I of his works pages 175-200, published in Leipzig in 1836. The portion relating to San Francisco, translated by George McElroy, appeared in volume X, number 3, of the Overeland monthly (March 1873), and this translation was republished, with certain changes and corrections, in A.C. Mahr's The visit of the Rurik to San Francisco in 1816 (Stanford University Press, 1932)" cf. Pref. p. iv
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
v, 16 p.
Other physical details
col.front., 7 col. plates
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