Very Good. No dj, very minor wear to corners, at top end of spine there is some abrasive wear, otherwise book is very clean and nice, with tight binding and NO markings. Pasadena's premier independent new and used bookstore. England.
Hbk 235pp small 4to quarter parchment over paper-covered boards rough-cut pages illustr maps no dj as issued spine darkened with fading to the gilt titles and sunfading to the top few inches of the boards corners bumped now in custom acetate jacket otherwise an unused text with many uncut pages and altogether a very good clean tight unmarked working copy of this handsome volume.
Very good, covers unevenly sunned. 4to lxv and 235 pages, 1 folding b/w map, 3 other b/w maps, 1 b/w plate and 4 b/w illustrations in the text. Bound in blue cloth boards and a vellum spine with gilt spine titles and gilt decoration on the front cover. Previous wonerr's bookplate. This work is the first publication of the Argonaut Press. It is number 907 of an edition of 975 printed on Japon Vellum with an original colored woodcut on the title page by William Monk and printed by Walter Lewis at the University Press, Cambridge. It contains a reprint of Drakes edition of 1628 of "The World Encompassed" plus the following contemporary documents: 1. Francis Fletcher's notes, 2. John Cooke's narrative, 3. Thomas Doughty's oration, 4. Nuno da Silva's relation, 5. Drake in California, 6. Edward Cliffe's story, 7. Sarmiento de Gamboa's report, 8. Don Francisco de Zarate's Letter, 9. San Juan de Anton's testimony, 10. Drake's letter of safe-conduct, 11. the charge against Drake of hanging captives. All are in English or translated into English
1926, a numbered copy from a limited edition of 975. (4to) Good to very good, no dust jacket. 235pp. Blue cloth with a vellum spine. Ribbon marker, maps, folding maps. The vellum is soiled and bumped, the cover is faded with some spotting. (History, Explorers, Voyages and Travels)
The world encompassed and analogous contemporary documents concerning Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world
by Sir Francis Drake, N. M. Penzer, Sir Richard Carnac Temple
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