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The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques & discoveries of the English nation made by sea or over-land to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 Yeeres
J. Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow 1903 - Here we have a very nice Twelve Volume Set Set published between 1903 - 1905. In total there were 1,000 copies of this book published, of which 100 were on hand made paper. This Set effectively then is one of only 900 copies in the Navy Blue Gilt Cloth bindings. These are in excellent vibrant and uniform condition, with no foxing evident, and with no inscriptions whatsoever. Some pages remain uncut. Texts mostly in English. Some in Latin and Spanish. General Note: Includes index (v.12). Each Volume, apart from volume 12, are supplemented with a frontispiece; many Maps and Plans, chiefly folding, full page & folding Plates, many of which are facsimilies. The frontispieces still have their loose { as called for tissue guards } The collation of each volume is as follows: p. lxxx; 355; p. xii [ ii ], 487; p. xv [ iii ], 485; p. xvi, [ii ], 457; p. xvi [ ii ], 512; p. xvi, [ ii ], 527; p. xvi, [ ii ], 466; p. xiv, [ ii ], 486; p. xvi, [ ii ], 473; p. xviii, [ ii ], 501; p. xvii [ iii ], 458; xiv, 469 [ with a few loose adverts from Publisher { as called for ] laid in. Excellent. { Images will follow shortly after listing } 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Norman Macdonald's Collection]
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