The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation. Made by Sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 Yeeres.
Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1903-05. 8vo. 12 volumes, set. First editions thus. Original navy cloth, lettered on the spines and with gilt emblems to the front boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Portrait frontispieces, except volume 12. 5 folding facsimile plates, 35 folding maps and plans, 55 plates etc. including several folding. Covers a little rubbed at extremities and with some light marking to the first three volumes. Light foxing, as usual, to margins and endpapers. Ink presentation on the half-title of volume 1. Very good +. Item #6129
A smart set of this library edition of Hakluyt's Voyages, with a presentation inscription from the President of the Hakluyt Society, David B. Quinn, to Alexa Barrow for 25 years of devoted service to the Society as Secretary.