Age of Drake. Fifth Edition in dustjacket


WILLIAMSON, James A. The Age of Drake. Fifth Edition. London : Adam and Charles Black, (1965). Pp (4),v-viii,1-[400]. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In The Pioneer Histories series. Includes Sir Martin Frobisher, John Davis, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Richard Grenville, Sebastian Cabot, &c. Chapters : 1. The Prelude to the Age; 2. First Attempts at Expansion; 3. The First Years of Elizabeth; 4. John Hawkins and His Project; 5. The Third Voyage of John Hawkins; 6. The Elizabethan Period Takes Shape; 7. Drake in the Caribbean; 8. John Oxenham; 9. The Project of Cathay andthe South Sea; 10. Drake's Circumnavigation: (i): To Port St. Julian; 11. Drake's Circumnavigation: (ii): The South Sea and the Moluccas; 12. The Last Years of Peace; 13. The North American Party; 14. Hawkins and the Navy; 15. The Campaigns of 1585-87; 16. The Armada; 17. Towards the Far East; 18. The Empire of Guiana [Sir Walter Raleigh, &c]; 19. Decline and Transition. With index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 16.00

Title: Age of Drake. Fifth Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: WILLIAMSON, James A. DRAKE, Francis, Sir HAWKINS, John, Sir OXENHAM, John

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black / A. & C. Black , London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 105988

Keywords: NAUTICAL BRITISH ENGLISH EXPLORERS HISTORY TRAVEL NAVY VOYAGES SPANISH SPAIN ENGLAND NAVAL EXPLORATION,