. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, printer's woodcut device on title, woodcut initials and headpieces, 4 folding letterpress tables. Alden & Landis 606/85; JCB (3) II:41; STC 19156 ("imitated from T. Zwinger's Methodus Apodemica, 1577"). Palmer became high sheriff of Kent in 1595, "and in the following year went on the expedition to Cadiz, where he was knighted... Here Palmer discusse[s] the advantages of foreign travel, and some of the political and commercial principles which the traveller should understand" (DNB), touching on "the New found land" (p. 84) in passing. Provenance: The Marquess of Lothian (sale, American Art Association-Anderson, January 27-28, 1932, lot 110). " /> [PALMER, THOMAS, <I>Sir</I>]. An Essay of the Meanes how to make our Travailes, into forraine Countries, the more profitable and honourable. London: by H. L[ownes] for Mathew Lownes 1606. <I>4to, 171 x 129 mm. (6¾ x 5 1/16 in.), disbound, sewn, folding chemise and half morocco slipcase (worn), short marginal tears to 1st and 3rd folding tables, cut close, cropping last line of A4r ("To the Reader" leaf), headlines of S1-2 and catchwords and signatures of A2-4, slight marginal soiling and darkening</I>. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, printer's woodcut device on title, woodcut initials and headpieces, 4 folding letterpress tables. Alden & Landis 606/85; JCB (3) II:41; STC 19156 ("imitated from T. Zwinger's <I>Methodus Apodemica</I>, 1577"). Palmer became high sheriff of Kent in 1595, "and in the following year went on the expedition to Cadiz, where he was knighted... Here Palmer discusse[s] the advantages of foreign travel, and some of the political and commercial principles which the traveller should understand" (DNB), touching on "the New found land" (p. 84) in passing. <I>Provenance</I>: The Marquess of Lothian (sale, American Art Association-Anderson, January 27-28, 1932, lot 110). | Christie's