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Wood, Lambert
Florus Anglicus: Or An Exact History Of England.
Printed for Simon Miller 1658 - 0 [5, 4] 270 pages; A nice copy containing twenty-five engraved portraits of English sovereigns and the coat-of-arms of William the Conquerour opposite the title. Descriptions are given throughout of many important sea battles fought, including an account of the destruction of the Spanish Armada by the English in 1588. Of great interest are the references to Sir Walter Raleigh’s discovery of Virginia and the founding of New England, Sebastian Cabot’s explorations in the New World, and Sir Francis Drake’s numerous exploits and expeditions. 12 mo. Full fine grained calf leather. Wear to crown of spine, front hinge with exterior crack. Brief penciled bibliographic notes on ffep. Round armorial bookplate of Howard A Lebis. Green endpapers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)
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