Stevens | A new collection of voyages and travels, 1711, 2 volumes
Stevens | A new collection of voyages and travels, 1711, 2 volumes
Stevens | A new collection of voyages and travels, 1711, 2 volumes
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Stevens | A new collection of voyages and travels, 1711, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Stevens | A new collection of voyages and travels, 1711, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:5,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


STEVENS, JOHN, TRANSLATOR

A new collection of voyages and travels, into several parts of the world, none of them ever before printed in English. Containing, 1. The description, &c. of the Molucco and Philippine Islands, by L. de Argensola, 2. A new account of Carolina, by Mr. Lawson. 3. The travels of P. de Cieza, in Peru. 4. The Travels of the Jesuits in Ethiopia. 5. The captivity of the Sieur Mouette in Fez and Morocco. 6. The Travels of P. Teixeira from India to the Low-Countries by land. 7. A voyage to Madagascar by the Sieur Cauche. London: J. Knapton, Andrew Bell, and others, 1711


7 parts in 2 volumes, 4to (203 x 160mm.), 2 general titles, 3 sectional titles dated 1708–1710, 3 engraved plates, 2 maps, one folding, contemporary panelled calf, apparently lacking at least a map and two plates from part one, possibly lacking sectional titles (e.g. to parts 2, 5, and 6), one map torn, the other shaved, some browning; sold with all faults not subject to return


This compendium of voyages was issued in parts from 1708 (ESTC T231338), and then issued as a two-volume set in 1711, as here. ESTC lists 10 plates and maps for the parts, more than found in this copy.


LITERATURE:

ESTC T133243


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate

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