Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    [Maps]. Sir Walter Ralegh. The History of the World, in Five Books. Whereunto is Added in this Edition, the Life and Tryal of the Author. London: Printed for Robert White, T. Basset, et al, 1677. Eleventh edition. With engraved frontispiece portrait, illustrated title page and eight fold-out maps and plans. Large quarto. Ex-library copy with filing label on spine. Contemporary leather, rebacked in cloth with raised bands and gilt title label on spine. All edges stained red. Some rubbing, bumping, soiling, and scratching to extremities with some loss at corners and along board edges. Front and rear hinges cracked. Some pages and maps torn along edges, repaired with tape. Some foxing and chipping scattered throughout. Bookplate. Good.





    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2015
    16th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 235

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 May 3 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Beverly Hills.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,567,851