FRANCIS DRAKE and Other Early Explorers Along the Pacific Coast
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Grabhorn Press
Date Published: 1927
Edition: First edition, limited to 1000 copies
Condition: Slight discoloration to vellum spine, bit of foxing to first couple leaves, else very good in lightly worn slipcase.
Book Id: 21468
Original half vellum and brown boards, octavo, , 290 pp. 5 full-page colored maps, including frontispiece, one folded maps, 21 maps in-text. 5 headpieces, 5 tailpieces, and 5 decorative initials. Maps adapted from original sources by Valenti Angelo, who also designed the text ornaments.
Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by printer Ed Grabhorn: "To L. B. McMurtry with the best wishes of E. Grabhorn, Oct. 7, 27." Chosen as 1 of the "50 Books of the Year" for 1927 by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Cowan p. 536; Hill #1459; Heller & Magee 90.