Book Club of California - [A Fidalgo of Elvas.]

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The Discovery of Florida: Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes that attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and Some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida. Translated by Buckingham Smith with a new introduction by George P. Hammond. Royal 4to, pp.[viii],106 + colophon, Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California,  San Francisco, 1946.

One of 280 copies, printed on French hand-made paper, in Franciscan type, set by Robert and Jane Grabhorn. Coat-of-arms on title, 47 initials and special printer's device, in red, yellow and black, designed and cut by Mallette Dean. Quarter linen with decorative spine label, ornate paper-covered sides. Small embossed library stamp. Covers a little dusty. A very good copy.


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