Book Description

The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation made by sea to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the Earth at any time within the compass of these 1600 years. With and introduction by John Masefield Fully illustrated with sixty-four drawings by T. Derrick and many reproductions from contemporary portraits, engravings, Etc. In 8 Vols. 1927; The Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of Foreign Voyagers with other matters relating thereto contained in the "Navigations". With an introduction by Ernest Rhys fully illustrated with sixteen drawings by Thomas Derrick and reproductions from contemporary portraits. In Two Volumes. 1928. Ten volumes. J. M. Dent & Sons. 1928 & 1928. Octavo. Vol. I: xxx, 468pp; Vol. II: xvi, 461pp; Vol. III: xii, 387pp; Vol. IV: x, 386pp; Vol. V: x, 355pp; Vol. VI: viii, (1), 360pp; Vol. VII: viii, (1), 400pp; Vol. VIII: vii, (1), 314pp; Vol. IX: xviii, (1), 461pp; Vol. X: viii, 456pp. Original publisher's cloth, gilt to spines and upper boards. Pictorial endpapers. Title pages in red and black. An exemplary near fine set. Published initially as an eight volume set in 1927, with volumes IX and X added in 1928. Richard Hackluyt (1553-1616) Born in Eyton, Herefordshire of a Radnorshire originating family. His uncle Thomas was clerk of the council in the marches of Wales.
Author Richard Hackluyt
Date 1927 & 1928
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher J M Dent and Sons
Condition Near fine

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