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San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1937.. 1937.. Very good. - Large octavo, tan cloth with printed label on spine & color pictorial label on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & very lightly soiled with slight fraying to the bottom corner of the front cover; the spine & label are slightly faded & rubbed. Title, [iii], 57 &  pp. plus colophon, partially unopened. The edges of the endpapers are darkened; 4 leaves have been rougly opened & there is slight soiling to the contents page. Illustrated in B&W with portrait frontispiece, 2 full-page illustrations & 4 plates, including 2 folding maps printed on tissue. Despite its flaws, a very nice copy.
Includes a bibliography of one hundred works relating to Sir Francis Drake, compiled by Eleanor Bancroft.
Title: DRAKE'S PLATE OF BRASS: Evidence of His Visit to California in 1579
Publisher: San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1937.: 1937.
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 2096
Keywords: AMERICANA; CALIFORNIA; VOYAGES; EXPLORER; ENGLISH; ELIZABETHAN; FRANCIS DRAKE; DOUGLAS S. WATSON; HERBERT E. BOLTON; BIBLIOGRAPHY; REFERENCE; ELEANOR BANCROFT; ILLUSTRATIONS; MAPS.