The World Encompassed Derek Wilson Hamish Hamilton 1977


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The World Encompassed by Derek Wilson

A comprehensive, well illustrated account of Drake's voyage of 1577-1580, in which he became the first captain in history to circumnavigate the globe; goes into detail regarding Drake's (and England's) real objectives for the voyage, setting it against the backdrop of Anglo-Spanish relations and international intrigue; also attempts to gain an insight into the character of Drake himself.


  • Publisher Hamish Hamilton, London; 1977
  • Blue Cloth Hardback, 240 pp
  • Beautifully illustrated throughout with drawings, maps, engravings, photographs.
  • Size 240 x 160mm, 900g
  • ISBN 0 241 89624 X

Condition: Good – Previous Owners Dedication on Front Blank Endpaper, Good Clean Copy

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Weight 0.9 kg


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