Antiquarian illustrated book Harvard Classics Volume 33 Voyages & Travels: Ancient and Modern. Edited by Charles W. Eliot, LL.D. Published and printed in the USA by P.F. Collier & Son.
About the book: Seven accounts from the ancient fathers of historical prose: Herodotus and Tacitus in Egypt and Germany to the great Elizabethan explorers Drake, Gilbert and Raleigh as they colonize new lands.
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
An Account of Egypt
Being the Second Book of His Histories Called Euterpe
Translated by G. C. Macaulay
Translated by Thomas Gordon
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake Revived
Edited by Philip Nichols
The Dedicatory Epistle
To the Courteous Reader
Sir Francis Drake’s Famous Voyage Round the World
Captain Walter Bigges
Drake’s Great Armada
Sir Humphrey Gilbert’s Voyage to Newfoundland
Sir Walter Raleigh
The Discovery of Guiana
To the Reader
In EXCELLENT! overall condition, the two frontispiece pages have become detached from the bind. Otherwise, there are NO! pages separated from the bind. The blood-red boards show small spots of discoloration from dampness. The gold-embossed spine and embossed cover show LITTLE TO NO! wear. Internal pages show MODERATE! foxing and spots of browning from dampness. All text is clear and legible all diagrams and illustrations are bright and vivid. Book contains NO! missing pages, there are a couple of dog-eared corners.
Approximate measurements: 9-1/2" x 7" | hardcover | complete | NO! dust jacket.
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