Lot 451: Hakluyt's Voyages in 16 volumes finely bound

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Lot 451: Author: Hakluyt, Richard; Title: The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation; Place Published: Edinburgh; Publisher: E. & G. Goldsmid; Date Published: 1885-90; Description: 16 volumes. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid. Maps, illustrations. (8vo) 22x14 cm (8½x5½"), Volumes 1-15 bound in darke green three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; Volume 16, the index, bound in the original blue publisher's cloth.Original accounts of the English explorations, from the 16th century. An attractive set. Bookplate of W.A. Pope in first volume. Condition: Spines uniformly faded to brown, light wear; near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $3000-5000
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