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    Sir Walter Raleigh. The Historie of the World. [London: 1634]. Early edition.

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    Sir Walter Raleigh. The Historie of the World. [London: G. Lathum, 1634]. Early edition. Large quarto. [xl], [672], [lii] pages. With "Minde of the Front" dedication leaf, engraved title-page dated 1614, engraved title-page with Raleigh's portrait. With eight double-page maps and plans. Near contemporary full brown calf, spine ruled in gilt, burgundy gilt morocco lettering label. Binding quite worn and chipped; joints cracking. Text toned, wrinkled; with some occasional thumbsoiling and ink notations. Some occasional tearing in text. Bookplate and small dealer's description on front endleaves; previous owner's embossed stamp on rear free endpaper. Overall, a good copy.



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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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