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Esmeraldo De Situ Orbis By Duarte Pacheco Pereira by  George H.T. (Ed) Kimble - Signed First Edition - 1937 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000091)

Esmeraldo De Situ Orbis By Duarte Pacheco Pereira

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Esmeraldo De Situ Orbis By Duarte Pacheco Pereira

by Kimble, George H.T. (Ed)

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

London: The Hakluyt Society, 1937. xxxv, [1], 193pp, [1]. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to covers, in DJ. DJ spine faded (as usual), slightly chipped to head of spine, previous owners name to front panel. Lightly foxed to edges of text block. Internally some light foxing to fore-edge margin, occasionally to text, but generally clean and quite bright. Presentation copy, 'With the editors compliments' to ffep. Four maps and seven illustrations, as called for. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/79. Presentation Copy from the Editor. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/Good. 8vo.


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Esmeraldo De Situ Orbis By Duarte Pacheco Pereira
Kimble, George H.T. (Ed)
Book condition
Used - Good+
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First Edition
The Hakluyt Society
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Noisbn, Travel, Hakluyt

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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