SIR FRANCES DRAKE
'The Golden Hind' series

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Golden Hind Series Sir francis Drake by E. F. Benson
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SIR FRANCIS DRAKE

by
E. F. Benson

First published 1927 as one of the 'Golden Hind' series by John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., London
Second printing 1927

A blue cloth bound book with gilt lettering to spine - Front board gilt series title and blind ship decoration. Some light rubbing and the back board is marked slightly. Page block has no foxing and is clean and tight with top edge dyed blue - pages rough cut. VERY GOOD condition.

155 mm. x 220 mm. x 30 mm. 315 Pages + adverts

 

Contents

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION .
I. DRAKE'S BIRTH AND BOYHOOD .
II. DRAKE'S FIRST SIGHT OF THE INDIES. .
III. THE SORROWFUL VOYAGE TO SAN JUAN D'ULUA
IV. DRAKE'S DRUM IS HEARD ON THE SPANISH MAIN
V. THE CAPTURE OF THE TREASURE TRAINS .
VI. THE START OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION .
VII. THE TRIAL AND DEATH OF DOUGHTY . .
VIII. THE "GOLDEN HIND" IN THE PACIFIC .
IX. THE COMPLETION OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION
X. DRAKE ON SHORE (1580-1585) . .
XI. A VOYAGE TO THE INDIES (1585) .
XII. THE CADIZ EXPEDITION
XIII. THE COMING OF THE INVINCIBLE ARMADA
XIV. THE PASSING OF THE INVINCIBLE ARMADA
XV. THE PORTUGAL EXPEDITION
XVI. DRAKE'S FALL AND RECOVERY
XVII. DRAKE GOES WEST
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX


Illustrations

THE VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD . Front and back endpaper
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE-THE HONDIUS PORTRAIT . Frontispiece
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE-THE HILLIARD MINIATURE
CARTAGENA
THE GOLDEN HIND
SAINT IAGO
SAINT DOMINGO
SAINT AUGUSTINE
THE ARMADA OFF GRAVELINES


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