Robertson, John W.
Title Francis Drake & Other Early Explorers Along The Pacific Coast.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine condition in near fine slipcase
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher San Francisco The Grabhorn Press 1927
Seller ID 7659
1000 copies printed at The Grabhorn Press by Edwin Grabhorn. 290 pp.; 4to; parchment back, lettered in gilt, and brown boards; titles printed in red and black. Five full page colored maps including frontispiece, one folded map, and twenty-one maps within text adapted by Valenti Angelo from original sources; also five headpieces, five tailpieces, and five decorative initials by the same artist. Set in Garamont type on machine made paper. In slipcase of brown boards with mounted illustration. One of the Fifty Books of the Year. (Heller & Magee, Bibliography No. 90). Minor tanning to endpapers; gift inscription on reverse side of frontis "Hermann Sammer - 1937 (top edge), Happy Birthday from E. W. S." (bottom edge). Trivial wear to slipcase.
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