The Discoverie of Guiana, 1596 and The Discoveries of the World by Antonio Galvao.

By: Raleigh, Sir Walter & Galvao, Antonio

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Facsimile of the original, imprinted at London by Robert Robinson, 1596, 1601. Introduction by A.L. Rowse and Bibliographical Notes by Robert O. Dougan. Librarian at the Henry E. Huntington Library. [20 pp.]


Vellum, yapp edges, with ties, by Legatoria Editoriale Giovanni Olivotto, with the Coat of Arms of Elizabeth I. Enclosed within a clamshell box, lined in red felt, with printed labels to the boards and spine. Included is the 20-page booklet of historical information and bibliography. Illustrated. cvi, 182 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.


Book is fine without flaw. Box has a scuff on the center of the outer edge. --------- Two important accounts of 16th-century exploration: the first, Raleigh's account of the discovery of Guiana, was published in London in 1596; and the second, Galvano's account of the discoveries of the world, was also first published in London, in 1601.

Title: The Discoverie of Guiana, 1596 and The Discoveries of the World by Antonio Galvao.

Author Name: Raleigh, Sir Walter & Galvao, Antonio

Categories: HISTORY, TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 18th CENTURY and EARILER WORKS,

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The World Publishing Co.: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011793