1965: Hakluyt’s Voyages, by Richard Hakluyt, ed. by Irwin R. Blacker

By (author)Richard Hakluyt


Hakluyt’s Voyages is a comprehensive collection of accounts of English voyages, travels, and discoveries made by sea or overland to the farthest corners of the world within the 1600 years preceding its publication. The book is edited by Irwin R. Blacker and features an introduction that provides readers with context on the life and work of Richard Hakluyt, a preacher and former student of Christ-Church in Oxford. The book is published by The Viking Press and spans 522 pages, with a brown cloth hardcover adorned with gilt ornamentation and lettering on the cover and spine.

The collection of accounts in the book provides readers with a glimpse into the history of English exploration, trade, and colonization, and offers insights into the motivations and experiences of the individuals who undertook these journeys. Hakluyt’s Voyages is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of exploration and travel.

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Hakluyt’s Voyages: The Principal Nagivations, voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation, Made by sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 Yeeres, by Richard Hakluyt, Preacher, and sometime student of Christ-Church in Oxford. Selected and Edited with an introduction by Irwin R. Blacker. Published by The Viking Press, New York, 1965. 522 pages.

Brown cloth hardcover volume with gilt ornamentation and lettering on cover and spine. No dustjacket. Book is tightly bound and very clean, with no writing or markings. Bottom edges deckled with some rubbing.
The book is in excellent condition.

Weight .77 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 5 cm




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