Title: Divers Voyages Touching the Discovery of ...
Publisher: London: The Hakluyt Society, 1850.
Publication Date: 1850
Collected and Published by Richard Hakluyt - Prebendary of Bristol in the Year 1582. Edited, With Notes and an Introduction by John Winter Jones. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society series. The Hakluyt Society was established in 1846 for the purpose of printing rare or unpublished voyages, travels and naval expeditions by those who first explored these unknown and distant regions. The majority of these illustrate the history of the great age of discovery which forms the foundation of modern history. Publications were distributed only to members of the Society. cxi, 171 pp + 5 pp Index. With folding facsimile letter and 2 folding maps. Light browning on yellow eps. Some spots of foxing on prelims and last few pages. Text clean. Binding tight. Many pages unopened. Yellow eps. Bound in blue cloth boards of the Hakluyt Society with gilt lettering on spines. Gilt vignette of the sailing ship 'Victoria' on front board. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Boards bright. Spine somewhat darkened. Overall condition VG to VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 6395
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