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Richard Hakluyt; George Bishop; Ralph Newbery; Robert Barker; Robert Riviere; Joseph Y Jeanes; Lenox Library,
|Notes:||Continuation of title of v.1: ... Whereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northren [sic] seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieved at the Citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described. By Richard Hakluyt.
Vol. 2 has title: The second volume of the principal navigations ... to the south and south-east parts of the world, at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeres ...
Vol. 3 has title: The third and last volume of the voyages ... of the English nation, and in some few places, where they have not been, of strangers, performed within and before the time of these hundred yeeres, to all parts of ... America ... Together with the two ... voyages of Sir Francis Drake and M. Thomas Candish round about the circumference of the whole earth, and divers other voyages intended and set forth for that course.
Many errors in paging.
Several of the contents are translations accompanied by original texts.
Includes original ed. of the Earl of Essex's Voyage to Cadiz (v.1, p. 607-619) which was suppressed by order of Queen Elizabeth on the disgrace of Essex.
Imperfect: map referred to in pref. wanting.
Bound by Rivere in red morocco, gilt spine and border, aeg. Spine faded and hinges rubbed.
Provenance: Joseph Y. Jeanes, Philadelphia, No.  189 (letterpress bookplate); Lenox Library, New York, Duplicate (stamp, t.p. verso).
|Description:||3 volumes in 2. map 29 cm|