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The Harbor of St. Francis: Francis Drake lands in a fair and good bay near north latitude 38*. (INSCRIBED by the author to E.J. Molera, who succeeded in getting the Spanish Government to consent to participate in the Panama-Pacific Exposition)

Robertson, J. W.

Published by Printed for Private distribution, San Francisco, 1926
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Quarto; 119 pages in original flexible blue pictorial boards lettered in dark blue with unopened leaves. Tissue protected frontis of the Crespi Map. One of 100 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. '". also a narration of the arguments advanced by certain historians in their selection of 'The Harbor of St. Francis' together With a relation of the Spanish discovery of the Bay of San Francisco." Illustrated with four decorative initials and front cover illustration by Valenti Angelo, twelve maps, one folded map. Subsequently became Chapter Five of J. W. Robertson's Francis Drake and Other Early Explorers Along the Pacific Coast, which was printed by the Press the following year.B 86. Spine very lightly browned, free endpapers lightly offset, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 9424

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Title: The Harbor of St. Francis: Francis Drake ...

Publisher: Printed for Private distribution, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st.

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