Auction 95, Lot 427

"The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, made by sea or overland to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compass of these 1600 years", Hakluyt, Richard

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1927-28 (published)

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5.6 x 8 inches
14.2 x 20.3 cm

An important modern edition in 10 vols. of this 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. Hard bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and ship designs on cover and spine, with map on endpapers. Two volumes, lacking the dj.

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Condition: A

Hard bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and ship designs on cover and spine, with map on endpapers. Two volumes, lacking the dj.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/13/2001

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