Auktion: 499 / Wertvolle Bücher am 06.07.2020 in Hamburg Lot 450

 
450
John Narbrough
An account of several late voyages and discoveries, 1711.
Schätzung:
€ 3.000
Ergebnis:
€ 2.875

(inkl. 25% Käuferaufgeld)
Objektbeschreibung
John Narborough
An account of several late voyages and discoveries .. To which are added a large introduction and supplement, containing short abstracts of other voyages into those parts. 2 Teile in 1 Band. London, D. Brown 1711.

Anthologie mit vier Reisebeschreibungen des 17. Jahrhunderts.

Zweite Ausgabe (EA 1694), erweitert um die Karte A chart of the Western and Southern Oceans. - Herausgegeben von Tancred Robinson. "This collection, which sometimes goes under the name of Narborough, was dedicated to Samuel Pepys .. It had generally a good reputation and seemed very well to deserve it." (Cox I, 8) - Enthält die Beschreibungen folgender Reisen: I: Sir John Narb(o)rough’s voyage to the South-Sea. - II: Captain J. Tasman’s Discoveries on the coast of the South Terra Incognita. - III: Captain J. Wood’s Attempt to discover a North-East Passage to China. - IV: F. Marten’s Observations made in Greenland, and other Northern Countries.

EINBAND: Lederband der Zeit (Rücken mit Vergoldung und unter Verwendung des alten Materials restauriert). 20,5 : 13 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 3 gefalteten Kupferkarten und 19 Kupfertafeln (7 gefaltet). - KOLLATION: 1 Bl., XXIX S., 3 Bll., 191 S.; 223 S. - ZUSTAND: Etw. gebräunt und stellenw. fleckig, Innengelenke verstärkt. Einbd. stellenw. berieben.

LITERATUR: Alden/Landis 711/183. - Sabin 72186. - Lowndes IV, 2796. - Vgl. Wing N 154 (EA 1694).

Second edition of the collection of voyages, containing the chart of the Western and Southern oceans which was not included in the first edition 1694. With altogether 3 folding engr. maps and 19 (7 folding) engr. plates. Contemp. calf (spine restored by using the old material). - Somewhat tanned and partly stained, inner hinges reinforced. Binding rubbed in places.R)

450
John Narbrough
An account of several late voyages and discoveries, 1711.
Schätzung:
€ 3.000
Ergebnis:
€ 2.875

(inkl. 25% Käuferaufgeld)