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

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

    made by sea or overland, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the Earth, at any time within the compasses of these 1600 yeres: Divided into three several volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto the were directed.
    Second and "definitive" edition (Hill), the first volume in second state, with the cancel title page dated 1599 and the account of the sack of Cadiz (pp. 607-19) suppressed. An attractive set of the work considered "the prose epic of the modern English nation" (Froude), lacking the very rare world map as usual ("The map is often lacking from the book and may quite possibly not have been issued with it", [ESTC]), but with an evocative dual provenance (see below). Learn More
    £15,000

    Date of Publication: 1599

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 115389

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  2. The principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation.

    The principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation.

    Edited by Edmund Goldsmid.
    First octavo Edition. Fourth overall. First and second editions published in 1589 and 1598. In 1809 a 5 volume large quarto limit edition was published. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1885

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    Stock Code: 32979

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