What Cabrillo Found: The Story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

By: Lovelace, Maud Hart

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182pp; The story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who served as a crossbowman under Cortes when he came to the New World from Spain. After Cortes became governor of Mexico, he sent an army to conquer Guatemala, and Cabrillo went along. Cabrillo ended up as a captain, and was given the job of supervising the building of ships. In 1542, he set out to explore the west coast north of Mexico in hopes of finding the China Sea. But, what Cabrillo found was much more important than the China Sea. He made discoveries of which all America is proud. This book presents a simple man of vast courage and gentle spirit, who accomplished great things without the killing and enslaving of native peoples; DJ has a little wrinkling and a few spots, but only one real tear (and it's a small one on the bottom edge of the front cover); The cover is heavily rubbed along the edges, causing discoloration all along those edges, but is otherwise in great condition (including the corners); Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Galdone, Paul. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Exploration; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 101827. Hardcover

Title: What Cabrillo Found: The Story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

Author Name: Lovelace, Maud Hart

Illustrator: Galdone, Paul

Categories: Exploration, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1958

ISBN Number: No ISBN

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Pound: 1.00 Pound

Seller ID: 101827

Keywords: BZDB26 NOISBN Guatemala Mexico Cortes Biography & Autobiography; Exploration; What Cabrillo Found The Story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Lovelace Maud Hart Hardcover