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Auction 156, Lot 819

"[Facsimile - 10 Volumes] The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation Made by Sea or Overland...", Hakluyt, Richard

Subject: References

Period: 1927 (published)


Color: Printed Color

5.5 x 8.1 inches
14 x 20.6 cm

This is an important modern edition in 10 volumes of the historic work by the "modest clergyman and patriotic chronicler of England's maritime achievements." Illustrated with photogravure plates from old prints, maps, charts and 64 drawings and decorations by Thomas Derrick. Richard Hakluyt's collection of voyages is one of the more famous works on Elizabethan history. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt lettering and ship designs on cover and spine, with a cordiform map on endpapers. Published by the Hakluyt Society, an organization founded in 1846 to publish primary narratives of various expeditions.


Condition: A

Contents near fine with minor toning. Covers have slight wear and are faintly sunned along the spines.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/17/2016