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(Exploration, World), Rogers, Captain Woodes (d. 1732)

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2433
Lot:
209
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Exploration, World), Rogers, Captain Woodes (d. 1732), A Cruising Voyage Round the World: First to the South-Seas, thence to the East Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finished in 1711, London: printed for A. Bell, 1712, contemporary tooled calf, with four of five engraved maps by John Senex, 8vo, (rear board missing, spine mostly lacking, some fold separations to one map, overall wear). BMC, Vol. 21, p. 925 (429); Howes R421; Sabin 72754.

Note: William Rogers, 1726, owner's inscription on the free front end paper.
Estimate $700-900

rear board missing, spine mostly lacking, some fold separations to one map, overall wear

Keywords

William Rogers, East Indies, Cape of Good Hope, Indies, South-Seas, John Senex, London, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Printing, Rogers

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