1049
1049
Purchas, Samuel
PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES IN FIVE BOOKS... CONTAYNING THE VOYAGES AND PEREGRINATIONS MADE BY ANCIENT KINGS... A DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE CIRCUM-NAVIGATIONS OF THE GLOBE... NAVIGATIONS AND VOYAGES OF ENGLISH-MEN [&C.] [ENGRAVED TITLE: HAKLUYTUS POSTHUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES, & LANDE-TRAVELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS]. LONDON: WILLIAM STANSBY FOR HENRIE FETHERSTONE, 1625-1626
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 57,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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1049
Purchas, Samuel
PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES IN FIVE BOOKS... CONTAYNING THE VOYAGES AND PEREGRINATIONS MADE BY ANCIENT KINGS... A DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE CIRCUM-NAVIGATIONS OF THE GLOBE... NAVIGATIONS AND VOYAGES OF ENGLISH-MEN [&C.] [ENGRAVED TITLE: HAKLUYTUS POSTHUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES, & LANDE-TRAVELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS]. LONDON: WILLIAM STANSBY FOR HENRIE FETHERSTONE, 1625-1626
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 57,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939, The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, Part 3, K-P

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Purchas, Samuel
PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES IN FIVE BOOKS... CONTAYNING THE VOYAGES AND PEREGRINATIONS MADE BY ANCIENT KINGS... A DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE CIRCUM-NAVIGATIONS OF THE GLOBE... NAVIGATIONS AND VOYAGES OF ENGLISH-MEN [&C.] [ENGRAVED TITLE: HAKLUYTUS POSTHUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES, & LANDE-TRAVELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS]. LONDON: WILLIAM STANSBY FOR HENRIE FETHERSTONE, 1625-1626
FIRST EDITION, 5 volumes, folio (335 x 205mm.), (vol.1) [ii engraved title], [xxxiv], 1-186, [ii blank], [viii], 1-748, [xxiv] pp.; (vol.2) [xxvi], 1-1140, [lxviii] pp.; (vol.3) [iv], 749-1860, [xl] pp.; (vol.4) [vi], 1141-1974, [xl] pp.; (vol.5) [xl], 1-1048, [xxxvi] pp., this copy collates as per Church 401A (which notes omissions and errors in pagination, not noted here), engraved additional title in volume 1 dated 1625, 7 folding engraved maps, 81 engraved maps in the text, 8 illustrations, pp.1068-1117 all with woodcut illustrations of Mexican paintings, red morocco by W. Pratt, full gilt spines, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges, occasional expert repairs (e.g. vol.1 p.325, p.727; vol.2 p.1220; vol.5 p.171), a few leaves in vol.4 with very slightly shorter margins, margins extended or strengthened (e.g. pp.1593, 1775, 1787, 1847, 1893 and 1895), map of Virginia in vol.4 expertly backed with thin paper, 2 text maps very slightly shaved (vol.2 p.1244; vol.5 p.694)
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Bibliographie

Church 401A; STC 20509 and 20508.5 (the fifth volume)

Description

“ONE OF THE FULLEST AND MOST IMPORTANT COLLECTIONS OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE" (Church).

This is the second great collection of English voyages, expanding on and adding to the work of Richard Hakluyt, with well over a thousand throughout the world.

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939, The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, Part 3, K-P

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