The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World, with an appreciation of the achievement by Sir Richard Carnac Temple, Bt.
Limited to 975 numbered copies. With two holograph letters (from 'Val' and dated to 1935, and referring to the book and other matters) to 'Donald McDonald' the silent films actor (87 films) and director, at 993 Park Avenue, New York. This was, later, the address of Marlene Dietrich. Signature and address of Donald McDonald on the free front end paper with "from F.V.Maldenham" (?). With a later, unrelated, signature.
Author Drake, Sir Francis.
Binding Hard covers. The spine vellum and lettered in gilt. The cloth covered boards with gilt device to upper cover and with fading.
Publisher The Argonaut Press, London.
Illustrator 8 black and white illustrations in the text. One large folding chart.
Condition Slight tanning to the text block. Small spots on end papers, possibly coffee? Fore and lower edges of pages untrimmed.
Pages pp.lxvi+(iv)+235+colophon. 26cm.