Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 152

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
HAKLUYT, RICHARD. The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation. [16], 1-501, [1], 506-643, [12], 644-825, [10] pages. Small folio, modern calf by Hales in period style; map and title page in facsimile, washed, edges tinted red; moderate water damage to bottom edges, with minor archival repairs to several leaves, leaves Mmm [11-12] bound out of sequence, lacking final blank. London: George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, 1589

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first edition, second issue. "An invaluable treasure of nautical information which has affixed to his name a brilliancy of reputation which time can neither efface nor obscure"--Church 139A. With the revised version of Bowes on pages 491 to 501. Also includes the 6-leaf Drake insert following page 643: "The first published account of Drake's famous voyage around the world"--Wagner, Spanish Southwest 9. European Americana 589/31; Palau 112037; Quinn, Hakluyt Handbook pages 474-481; Sabin 29594.