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CORBETT, Julian S. The Successors of Drake. With portraits and other illustrations. N.Y.: Burt Franklin, n.d. [1960s?]. Pp. (6),[v]-xiv,-464,(6). With maps to text. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Burt Franklin: Research and Source Works Series #176. (Essays in History, Economics, & Social Science #16). Originally published London 1900. Contents : Revival ofthe War; The Spaniards at Calais; Cadie Harbour; The Occupation of Cadiz; The Return from Cadiz; The New Armada; The Last Attempt to Invade Spain; The Islands Voyage; Philip's Last Armada; Cumberland at Puerto Rico; The "Invisible" Armada; Decline of the Navy; The Last Phase of the War; The Invasion of Ireland; Cezimbra Road; The Last of the Galleys; Results of the War; Conclusion - The Navy at the Death of Elizabeth. For Corbett (1854-1922) seeDNB: 1922-1930, pp.212-214 which includes the information that Corbett "ha d a natural bent for antiquarian pursuits, collected rare books and manuscripts bearing on his chosen themes, and wrote in a cultured and arresting style [...]". Ex-library (stamps, pouch remnant at rear), else very good. 25.00
Title: Successors of Drake. Franklin Edition, ex-library.
Publisher: Burt Franklin, New York, 1966,:
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