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Richard Hakluyt

The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation

AFRICA: Edited by Edmund Goldsmith, F. R. H. S.

Published: E. & G. Goldsmid., Edinburgh, 1889

Edition: Goldsmid edition.

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1 volume. 1889 edition - Volune XI. AFRICA.

Rebound in full-calf with morocco title.

Some of the earlier voyages are narrated in both Latin and English.

Full-calf with raised bands and gilt name and date titles.

Gilt panel vignettes and contrasting morocco gilt title.

407 pages including 11 page index + 4 page contents at rear..

Top page edges trimmed, remainder untrimmed.

"Richard Hakluyt's 'The Principal Navigations, Voyages,

Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation' is the

most important collection of English travel writing ever published.

The territories it describes cover every area of European activity

and aspiration in the period, from the New World to Muscovy,

the Levant, Persia, the East Indies and Africa. The work was

instrumental in promoting English expansion through colonial

and trade ventures around the globe." 

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 23.5 x 17 cm.
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
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  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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