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Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley 1975 Hardcover Adventure

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From the coral reefs of the Barbados to the great sea battle with the Spanish Armada, this vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of Elizabethan adventurers who sailed with Sir Francis Drake.

Westward Ho! is a historical novel which celebrates England's victories over Spain in the Elizabethan era. The novel based its premise around the real life Preston Somers Expedition which took place in 1595. This was a daring raid in which the Spanish inland colonial city of Caracas in South America was captured and plundered by English privateers led by Amyas Preston and George Somers.

©1975 Hardcover

Excellent condition, no dust jacket