Probably one of the best Travel books available! (1745)

[OSBORNE Thomas]

A Collection of Voyages and Travels,

Published: Thomas Osborne, London: Gray's-Inn

Date: 1745

Tall Folio, 2 vols, 1745, 37 maps, 16 pls, 1 folding chart. In modern speckled calf, to style, gilt edge tooling. Spines, decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf labels, by Chivers- Period Binders. Internally, new endpapers, text block edges reddened, no inscriptions, 2 columns per page. Vol 1, frontis, [4], (lviii), 261 pp, [1], [1], 410-552, [1], 754-756, 557-630, 699-873 pp, [1] blank, odd pagination but complete, 17 maps (most by Moll, all folding, watermarked RM), 12 plates, 1 chart (folding). Vol 2, [2], [1], 2-p4, [3], (xcviii-c), 95-100, [101-102], [1], [102-103], 104-212, [2], 213-236, [237-245], 236-279, [1], 278-402, 393-480, 466-663, [1], [1], 734-931, [1], [30] index, 20 maps (folding, mostly by Moll), odd pagination but complete.

Bibliography
ESTC T97843. Hill 295. Sabin 57765

Note
Voyages & destinations include: Gonzales. Story. Moscvy. Overbury. Usher. Dauphinuis. Hakluyt. Wolfe. Drake.Knight. Dunton. Phelps. Hartwell. Frogel. Boothby. Castle. Geare. Warren. Asia. China. Turkey. France. Persia. America. and much more.

£4750

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