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Ralegh, Sir Walter.
The History of the World in Five Books.
Printed for Robt. White., 1677. Illustrated Ancient history. Printed for Robt. White. London. 1677. Hardcover. Very good antiquarian condition. 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Old rebacking and reinforcement. Six raised bands. Boards show considerable edgewear, but binding intact and quite sound. Contents very good. Minor spotting in places and lower outer corner has light stain through many pages, but the text is unaffected. The eight double-page maps and plates are all present and very good. Folio. [46], 54 [i.e. 48], 885 [i.e. 876], [47]p., 16 leaves of plates and maps. Engraved half title page and frontis portrait of Raleigh. Quite an attractive copy. Booksellers since 1984.
Bookseller: Townsend Booksellers [Las Cruces, NM, U.S.A.]

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