Title: Drake's Plate Of Brass. Evidence Of His ...
Publisher: California Historical Society, San Francisco, California.
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Original tan cloth with tan paper with red lettering and green illustrations on the front cover. Tan paper with red lettering on spine. 7 1/4 X 10 1/2 inches. 57 pages with 6 pages of information on California Historical Society. Copy contains 5 black and white illustrations and 2 black and white maps. From the colophon, "Printed for the California Historical Society by Lawton R. Kennedy, April 1937. Typography by Harold N. Seeger." Contents in this copy are "Francis Drake's Plate of Brass" by Herbert E. Bolton, "Drake and California, The Finding of Evidence of His Visit and Its Implications" by Douglas S. Watson, "The Famous Voyage of Sir Francis Drake" by Richard Hakluyt's "The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation," London, 1589 "The Anonymous Narrative" Harleian Manuscripts, British Museum, No. 280, folio 23, "The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake" Carefully Collected Out of the Notes of Master Francis Fletcher, London: Printed for Nicholas Bourne, 1628 (pp. 64-81). Copy also has a Bibliography of one hundred works relating to Sir Francis Drake, compiled by Eleanor Bancroft. Copy is very clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 018296
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