FRANCIS DRAKE and Other Early Explorers Along the Pacific Coast

Robertson, John W.

Published by Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1927
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original half vellum and brown boards, octavo, [7], 290 pp. 5 full-page colored maps, including frontispiece, one folded maps, 21 maps in-text. 5 headpieces, 5 tailpieces, and 5 decorative initials. Maps adapted from original sources by Valenti Angelo, who also designed the text ornaments. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by printer Ed Grabhorn: "To L. B. McMurtry with the best wishes of E. Grabhorn, Oct. 7, 27." Chosen as 1 of the "50 Books of the Year" for 1927 by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Cowan p. 536; Hill #1459; Heller & Magee 90. Slight discoloration to vellum spine, bit of foxing to first couple leaves, else very good in lightly worn slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 21468

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Title: FRANCIS DRAKE and Other Early Explorers ...

Publisher: Grabhorn Press, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition, limited to 1000 copies.

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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