Glasgow, James MacLehose and Sons,: 1903
Seller ID: 38942
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Illustrations on Japanese vellum. Number 31 of 100 sets on hand-made paper. 12 volumes. Publishers vellum backed cloth, the covers and spines stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (22 x 14 cm) ; plates and folding maps, prospectus the MacLehose edition of Purchas laid-in at end. Some minor thumbsoiling and discolor to spines, light spotting and usual offsetting within, the Sir Percy Zachariah Cox copy with his bookplate. An excellent facsimile edition of Hakluyt, from the library of British Major General Percy Cox. Sound copies. This comprehensive work... View More...