Book Description

8vo. 12 volumes, set. First editions thus. Original navy cloth, lettered on the spines and with gilt emblems to the front boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Portrait frontispieces, except volume 12. 5 folding facsimile plates, 35 folding maps and plans, 55 plates etc. including several folding. Covers a little rubbed at extremities and with some light marking to the first three volumes. Light foxing, as usual, to margins and endpapers. Ink presentation on the half-title of volume 1. Very good +.
Dealer Notes
A smart set of this library edition of Hakluyt’s Voyages, with a presentation inscription from the President of the Hakluyt Society, David B. Quinn, to Alexa Barrow for 25 years of devoted service to the Society as Secretary.
Author Hakluyt, Richard
Date 1903-05
Publisher Glasgow, James MacLehose and Sons

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