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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in all Parts of the World...Volumes 12 & 13

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Title: A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in all Parts of the World...Volumes 12 & 13 Author: Pinkerton, John Place: London Publisher: Longman, Hurst, et al Date: 1812 Description: Volume 12 & 13 ONLY (of 17). [ii], 678; [ii], 876 pp. 22 engraved plates. (4to) 10½x8½, period full diced calf, later rebacking, spine in gilt and blind, all edges marbled. Both volumes relating to North America, including a Life of Columbus by his Son; Discoveries by the English From the Reign of Henry VII to the Close of that of Queen Elizabeth;, Frobisher's three Voyages, 1576-78; Discovery of and Voyages to Virginia; John Smith's History of Virginia, New England and the Summer Isles, etc. Armorial bookplate of Charles Tompson in each volume. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear and scuffing to leather; 2 plates and 2 text leaves detached in second volume, foxing; else very good. Item number: 199269

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Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 396: Americana - Hawaiiana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography
Date of the auction: 29 Jan 2009
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