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. Now Just Given by a Fidalgo of Elvas
by Smith, Buckingham
(San Francisco): Grabhorn Press, 1946. Dean, Mallette. Large quarto. vii, 106pp. One of 280 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Translated by Buckingham Smith. With rich red, black, and yellow initials and decorations by Mallette Dean. A stunning display of De Soto's expedition to and residence in Florida, very much up to the Grabohon Press' standards of capitvating typography and vibrant illustration. Bound in cloth-backed printed boards, with orange dust wrapper. Wrapper toned, with slight chips at corners and penciled title on spine, else a fine copy. (Magee 432; BCC 65).
(Inventory #: 27783)
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