Lot 238 of 517:
Portlock's Universal Collection of Voyages 1794  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,000

Title:
A New, Complete, and Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels to all the Various Parts of the World

Author:
Portlock, William Henry

Place:
London

Publisher:
Alex. Hogg

Date:
[1794]

Description:

234, [5]-836, [4 subscribers list] pp. 91 engraved plates and charts, including two large folding maps. (Folio) 39.5x24 cm (15½x9½") early full calf with later rebacking, spine gilt, raised bands, red morocco label. 

Includes a reissue of the 1784 edition of 'A new authentic and complete collection of voyages round the world,' by George W. Anderson. The collection includes Captain Cook"s exploration of Australia and New Zealand as well as other notable voyages. This copy completely with all maps and plates called for; three of the plates (facing pages 164, 270 & 336) trimmed slightly smaller, perhaps supplied from another copy. Sabin 64397.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Edges worn, some scuffing to leather, endpapers renewed; some light foxing and staining within; very good.


 
Item number:
299251a
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