Lot 534 of 541:
Francis Drake's Voyage Around the World  

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Title:
Sir Francis Drake's Voyage Around the World: Its Aims and Achievements - Inscribed
Author:
Wagner, Henry R.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
John Howell
Date:
1926
Description:

x, [2], 543 pp. Frontispiece portrait; numerous maps, plates and text illustrations. (4to) original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition.

This copy inscribed on front free endpaper by Warren R. Howell, son of the book's publisher, John Howell: "For Lawton R. Kennedy with best wishes from the publisher's son, Warren R. Howell - June 16, 1956." "A work of the greatest importance" - Cowan. "The main object of this work was to bring together in one book the principal narratives concerning the expedition which took Drake around the world, and, using these, to rewrite the account of the voyage...." - Hill. Hill pp.314-5; Cowan p.665; Howes W9.

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Condition:
Mild wear to cloth, spine slightly sunned; very good.
 
Item number:
271186a
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