Drake's Plate of Brass. Evidence of His Visit to California in 1579

Published by California Historical Society, San Francisco, 1937
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Title: Drake's Plate of Brass. Evidence of His ...

Publisher: California Historical Society, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First editions in book form.


Quarto. tan cloth, tan pictorial paper label printed in red and green, tan spine label printed in red. Illustrated with photographic reproductions and a folding map. Printed by Lawton R. Kennedy. The first volume contains a detailed historical discussion of the celebrated Plate of Brass by Herbert E. Bolton and Douglas S. Watson, with a bibliography of 100 works relating to Drake by Eleanor Bancroft. The second item, a sequel to the first, contains Frink's report of his electrochemical analysis of the Plate, which resulted in his conclusion that it was genuine.With:FINK, COLIN G. & POLUSHKIN, E. P. Drake's Plate of Brass Authenticated. San Francisco: California Historical Society, (1938). Quarto, green cloth with paper labels. Fine. California Historical Society Special publication number 13 & 14. [California Local History 4961, 4973. Evans 20, 21]. Spines and labels slightly sunned, bookplate on front free endpaper, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 16573

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