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A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels
London, Printed for J. Cooke, at Shakespear's-Head, 1768. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Folio, 35 cm. Modern quarter leather over marbled boards. Title in red and black, list of subscribers. 706 pp.; frontispiece, 8 maps (of 9), and 54 plates. Text in double column. Loss to corner of title page and dedication leaf. Chip loss and tears to margins of Map of Asia, affecting upper corner of engraving. Lacking Map of North America. Minor toning and scattered spotting. A valuable collection of world voyages "from the time of the Portuguese navigators to the middle of eighteenth century," including "those of Magellan, Drake, Cavendish, Olivier van Noort, Willam Dampier, Woodes Rogers, John Clipperton, George Anson, and Lionel Wafer" (Hill)
Sabin 20826; ESTC T124554; Cox I, 18. Hill 492.

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