A Collection of Voyages and Travels,
Publisher: Thomas Osborne
Publish Year: 1745
Publish Place: London: Gray's-Inn
Illustrator: PARR N. BASIRE I. FLETCHER H.
Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference
Book No: 005947
Status: For Sale
Book Condition: Near Fine
Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall
Jacket Condition: Contact Us
Book Type: Unknown
Edition: First Edition
Tall Folio, 1st ed, 2 vols, 1745, 37 maps, 16 pls, 1 folding chart, complete. In modern speckled calf, to style, gilt edge tooling. Spines, decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf labels, by Chivers- Period Binders. Internally, new endpapers, text block edges reddened, no inscriptions, 2 columns per page. Vol 1, frontis, , (lviii), 261 pp, , , 410-552, , 754-756, 557-630, 699-873 pp,  blank, odd pagination but complete, 17 maps (most by Moll, all folding, watermarked RM), 12 plates, 1 chart (folding). Vol 2, , , 2-p4, , (xcviii-c), 95-100, [101-102], , [102-103], 104-212, , 213-236, [237-245], 236-279, , 278-402, 393-480, 466-663, , , 734-931, ,  index, 20 maps (folding, mostly by Moll), odd pagination but complete. A Superb set. (ESTC T97843. Hill 295. Sabin 57765). Voyages & destinations include: Gonzales. Story. Moscvy. Overbury. Usher. Dauphinuis. Hakluyt. Wolfe. Drake.Knight. Dunton. Phelps. Hartwell. Frogel. Boothby. Castle. Geare. Warren. Asia. China. Turkey. France. Persia. America. and much more.
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