THE DISCOVERY OF THE LARGE, RICH, AND BEAUTIFUL EMPIRE OF GUIANA with a Relation of the Great and Golden City of Manoa (Which the Spaniards Call El Dorado), etc. Reprinted from the edition of 1596, with some Unpublished documents Relative to that Country. Edited, with copious explanatory notes and a biographical memoir by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk.

Ralegh, Sir W. (Sir Walter Raleigh).

Published by Hakluyt Society, London, 1848
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Later (but not recent) half slate-blue calf and boards with spine gilt in compartments; lxxv, xv, 240 pp. Illustrated with folding frontispiece map showing Ralegh's route, facsimile title page from the first edition Hakluyt Society publications Series 1, No. 3. Cox Vol. II, p. 254; Sabin 67555. Scarce. A handsome copy. Corners lightly bumped, small ink notation to half title and title pages. Overall very good. Bookseller Inventory # 16621

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Publisher: Hakluyt Society, London

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition thus.

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