Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

English Privateering Voyages to the West Indies 1588-1595: Documents relating to English voyages to the West Indies from the defeat of the Armada to the last voyage of Sir Francis Drake, including Spanish documents contributed by Irene A. Wright [Second Series, No. CXI]

Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XXVII, [1], 421, [1]pp. Uncut and unopened copy. Original gilt-, and blind-stamped blue cloth, with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece. Documents, some summarized entirely or in part, relating to twenty-five voyages, drawn mainly from the records of the High Court of Admiralty, with selections from narratives printed by Hakluyt and from a quantity of translations by I.A. Wright of originals (1593-5) in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville intended for a further volume on English West Indies Voyages (see Second Series 66, 71 and 99). The Introduction gives an account of the Court itself and of privateering during the Spanish war and in the West Indies. This volume is complete with all its full-page and folded maps and plates. Very minor discoloration on spine and minor age-toning along edges of binding. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #39256

Price: $45.00

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