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The Discovery of Florida, Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes That Attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and Some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida. Now Just Given by a Fidalgo of Elvas.

By: Fidalgo of Elvas.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California,: 1946

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: II41615-010

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 280 copies, printed in hand-set Franciscan type by Robert and Jane Grabhorn and printed on handmade paper from France - press work by Edwin Grabhorn and Sherwood Grover. Translation by Buckingham Smith, with a new Introduction by George P. Hammond. Folio. 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. (viii), (108) pp. 48 wood-cuts in red, yellow and black designed by Mallette Dean including coat of arms on the title page, initials, and special printer's device; text cle... View more info

Image for A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon.  Dedicated, by Permission, to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart.  By Captain George Dixon.

A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon. Dedicated, by Permission, to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. By Captain George Dixon.

By: William Beresford (fl. 1788).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London:, Geo. Goulding,: 1789

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: GG32215A-038

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


SECOND EDITION. 4to. [iii]-xxix, [iii (including 1 blank, errata, and Directions to the Binder)], 360, 1-47, [1 blank] pp. Gathering D in the appendix at the end is mis-bound, but the entire Appendix is present. 15 of 22 plates present, many mis-bound out of sequence, the plates include 4 folding maps, but LACKS the folding frontispiece; the title-page is torn at the head of the gutter with repairs, paper is toned and spotted, ink spots and smudge at page 262, corner ... View more info