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Richard Hakluyt, Editor. A study to the facsimile edition of Richard Hakluyt's 'Divers Voyages' (1582) to which is added a facsimile of 'A shorte and briefe narration of the two navigations to New Fraunce' Translated by John Florio (1580). by David Beers Quinn (1909-2002) editor - Hardcover - 1968 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS008349)

Richard Hakluyt, Editor. A study to the facsimile edition of Richard Hakluyt's 'Divers Voyages' (1582) to which is added a facsimile of 'A shorte and briefe narration of the two navigations to New Fraunce' Translated by John Florio (1580).

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Richard Hakluyt, Editor. A study to the facsimile edition of Richard Hakluyt's 'Divers Voyages' (1582) to which is added a facsimile of 'A shorte and briefe narration of the two navigations to New Fraunce' Translated by John Florio (1580).

by David Beers Quinn (1909-2002) editor

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2 Volumes. xii+87 pages with double pages, portrait plate of Philip Sidney, facsimiles and index. 208 pages with two folding maps and facsimile of the 1582 edition. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's beige cloth with labels to spine in original decorative slip case. Divers Voyages Touching upon the Discoverie of America (London: Thomas Woodcocke, 1582), small quarto. The Divers Voyages is made up of three sections. Some copies (e.g. that in the National Library of Scotland) lack one or more of these sections, which were perhaps intended originally as separate tracts. Care needs to be taken in reporting this book: several facsimiles have been produced, at least one without any note by the publisher identifying it as such, and some library catalogs have erroneously described this as if an original. Condition: Slip case green and silver publisher' case with light rubbing to extremities, back head edge cracked else near fine in a very good slip case.

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Bookseller Inventory #
BOOKS008349
Title
Richard Hakluyt, Editor. A study to the facsimile edition of Richard Hakluyt's 'Divers Voyages' (1582) to which is added a facsimile of 'A shorte and briefe narration of the two navigations to New Fraunce' Translated by John Florio (1580).
Author
David Beers Quinn (1909-2002) editor
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Theatrum Orbis Terraum
Place of Publication
Amsterdam
Date published
1968
Keywords
BIOGRAPHY
Bookseller catalogs
Voyages and Discovery;
Size
Small octavo
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
slip case
A protective sleeve, often made of decorative cardboard or leather which houses a book. It is open on one end, so as to allow...[more]
quarto
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spine
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rubbing
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facsimile
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Cloth
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plate
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cracked
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