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THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION. by  Richard.: HAKLUYT - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 37908)

THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION.

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THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION.

by HAKLUYT, Richard.:

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London, George Bishop, Ralph Newberie and Robert Barker, 1598.. TITLE CONTINUED: made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1500. yeeres: deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries of the English ... and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596. ... By Richard Hakluyt Master of Artes, and sometime student of Christ-Church in Oxford. SECOND EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, 2 VOLUMES bound together, A LARGE COPY, (12¼ x 8 inches) 1598, 1599, 4 LEAVES IN THE SECOND VOLUME ARE PROBABLY FROM A NORMAL SIZE COPY OF THE SAME DATE? (pages, 255-56, 35-36, 37-38, 39-40), 11 x 7 inches, all catchwords correct, no map present as often. Lacking "A briefe and true report of the honourable voyage vnto Cadiz", suppressed and excised by order of Queen Elizabeth after the disgrace of Essex, the 7 Cadiz leaves were simply removed from the end of Volume 1 with last page having the catchword "briefe". Folio, in sixes, approximately 310 x 200 mm, 12¼ x 8 inches, a tall untrimmed copy (as listed in Pforzheimer), most sets are 280 x 185 mm, 11 x 7 inches, pictorial and decorated initials and ornaments, pages: [24], 1-606; [16], 1-312, 1-204. The second part of this second volume begins new pagination on 3A1 of Volume 2. The 2 volumes bound together in half calf, marbled boards, early gilt lettered red morocco label, raised bands, new endpapers, engraved bookplate to first pastedown of Volume 1. Marbled paper slightly scuffed and stained, slight shelf wear to edges. Volume 1: title page reinserted on a tab, inner margins slightly damaged but not affecting text, title is dusty with corners strengthened, central horizontal crease plus a few other creases and a few small old ink doodles, horizontal crease to the following 2 leaves, 5 prelim pages and pages 17 and18 have neat old ink underlinings, repairs to edges of page 601 and top margin of page 606, small dark stain to top of pages 601-606 just running into text, all readable, small hole to 1 margin, nowhere near text, 2 small holes affecting text, all easily legible, paper fault to margin of page 499, 2 corner tips missing, pale marginal staining to a few pages, not affecting text. Volume 2: Hakluyt's name mispelt "Hackluyt" on title page, neat old repair to outer margin of last page, 2 tiny burn holes to margins, a few corner tips missing, small tear to 1 top margin with slight loss, not affecting text, occasional tiny closed tear and occasional pale stain to margins, pale age-browning to some gatherings. Most text in black letter and in English, some text in Latin. Good tight copy. See: Pforzheimer Library, English Literature 1475-1700, page 435, No. 443 (our 2 volumes have same misnumbering); Hakluyt Handbook Volume 2, page 491 states "1598, the original issue, line 8 reading these 1500 yeeres"; THE SAME AS OUR COPY; Printing and the Mind of Man, page 63, No. 105, under the heading "Queen's captains"; Sabin, A Dictionary of Books relating to America, Volume 1, Nos. 29595, 29597, 29598; Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, Volume 1, pages, 328-329; The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, pages 131 -132; Catalogue of the Huth Library, Third portion, pages 992-993; ESTC S106744. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
37908
Title
THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION.
Author
HAKLUYT, Richard.:
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, George Bishop, Ralph Newberie and Robert Barker, 1598.
Keywords
maritime sea voyages exploration travel navigation america pacific drake raleigh frobisher
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