"[Sir Francis Drake in California]", Ogilby, John
Period: 1671 (published)
Publication: America. Being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World …
Color: Hand Color
6.2 x 4.7 inches
15.7 x 11.9 cm
Interesting scene of Sir Francis Drake being crowned by the natives as King of New Albion near San Francisco. Engraved on a full sheet of English text (10 x 16") providing a fascinating tale of Drake's encounter with the natives and the marker he left behind as claim of the territory in the name of Queen Elizabeth. Accompanied by a photocopy of the title page.
References: Sabin #50089
Attractive later coloring.