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    Sale 2272

    Fine Books & Manuscripts including Americana

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    DRAKE, Edward Cavendish, pseudonym. A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. London: Printed for J. Cooke, 1768.

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    DRAKE, Edward Cavendish, pseudonym. A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. London: Printed for J. Cooke, 1768.

    2o (356 x 240 mm). Title-page printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece, 8 maps (one folding), and 54 plates (a few plates with discreet repaired tears, frontispiece with repair along gutter). Contemporary calf (rebacked).

    FIRST EDITION of this collection of voyages, including those of Magellan, George Anson, Drake, William Dampier, and Cavendish. Hill 492.


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