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(DRAKE, Francis, Sir) COOTE, Stephen. Drake : The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero. New York: St. Martin's Press, (2003). Pp. (12),1-337,(3), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. An extensive biography of the sixteenth century English naval hero and explorer. Contents: 1. On the Margins, 1540-159; 2. The C aribbean Pirate, 1570-1573; 3. The Circumnavigation of the Globe, One: Preparations, 1575-1577; 4. The Circumnavigation of the Globe, Two: The Voyage Out,December 1577-June 1578; 5. The Circumnavigation of the Globe, Three: The Middle Passage, June 1578-March 1579; 6. The Circumnavigation of the Globe,Four: The Voyage Home and Drake's Knighthood, March 1579-April 1581; 7. Th e Great Caribbean Raid, 1585-1586; 8. Cadiz, 1587; 9. The Defeat of the Spanish Armada, 1588; 10. The Lisbon Expedition, 1589; 11. Defeat and Death, 1596. Vg in dj. 25.00
Title: Drake : The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero. in dj.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2003, ISBN:0312341652:
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