London: The Folio Society. 1970. First Folio Society Edition. Hardcover. Royal Octavo, bound in quarter black leather over wood veneer boards with a design in gold and blue, map endpapers. 310 pp. Frontispiece plus nine additional full-page black & white plates, plus two double-page reproductions of antique engraved maps; in addition, there are nine smaller maps within the text. A near fine copy in cardboard slipcase with black paperedges and caps, the slipcase with some light, minor wear at the tips. Very Good in slipcase. Item #311673
¶ The text is edited from Hakluyt's 'The Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation', which was first published in London in 1589, and appeared in an enlarged edition between 1598 and 1600.