Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Raleigh's History

    Walter Ralegh. The History of the World. London: Robert White, John Place, and George Dawes, 1666.

    Folio. [58], 1143, [53] pages. Frontispiece, portrait, maps, chronological table, alphabetical tables.

    Full early calf, rebacked. Raised bands. Gilt lettering to spine. Front hinge weak. Pages and plates clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy.

    According to Brushfield's The Bibliography of Sir Walter Raleigh, this later edition of History of the World was the first appearance of "The Life of Sir Walter Raleigh," which is issued here as an introductory essay.

    ESTC, R182348.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,058

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 April 23 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,799,801