Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 62

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Hakluyt, Richard (1552?-1616)
The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Made by Sea or Over-land.

London: by George Bishop, Ralph Newbery, and Robert Barker, 1598 or 1599-1600.

Three folio volumes, (the proper title page to volume one lacking, in its place is an altered version of an original title for volume two; some leaves supplied from other copies; lacking the last leaf of text in volume two, text supplied in handwritten form) complete collation in additional notes below; The section on the conquest of Cadiz by Essex (vol. 1, p. 607-619, [1]) was ordered suppressed by Queen Elizabeth in 1599 and is not present in this and most other copies; lacking the map, which may not have been issued with the book; the three volumes bound in uniform later half leather with marbled paper boards, sizes vary; volumes one and two: 11 x 7 1/2 in.; volume three: 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (3)

STC 12626; Luborsky & Ingram. Engl. illustrated books, 1536-1603, 12626; Pforzheimer, 443; Church 322; Hill 743; ESTC S106744; http://estc.bl.uk/S106744.

Additional Details

I: 2-6 (lacking t-p 1, supplied by an altered volume two title page), 6, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Ddd6, Eee3. II: 8, A-Z6, Aa-Cc6, Aaa-Qqq6, Rrr5 (lacking final text leaf, Rr6, text supplied in handwritten facsimile). III: (A)8, A-I6, K8, L-Z6, Aa-Zz6 (Vv1 & Vv6 supplied from a shorter copy), Aaa-Ccc6.