Title Sir Walter Ralegh and His Colony in America. Including the Charter of Queen Elizabeth in His Favor, March, 25, 1584, with Letters, Discourses, and Narratives of the Voyages Made to America at His Charges, and Descriptions of the Country, Commodities, and Inhabitants. With Historical Illustrations and a Memoir [Raleigh]
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher The Prince Society / John Wilson and Son 1884
Seller ID 1955893
Limited edition, one of 250 copies. Rebound by Macdonald & Sons with their stamp on verso of front endpaper. Minimal wear to corners, boards faintly rubbed, very minor stain to top corner of last section of pages (affects 1/16 inch of margin). 1884 Full-Leather. , 329 pp. 8vo. Full brown crushed morocco, five raised spine bands, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A memoir of Sir Walter Ralegh (sometimes spelled Raleigh) by American theologian Increase N. Tarbox, with accounts of voyages, incorporating transcripts of original correspondence and documents. Two engraved portraits of Raleigh. Footnotes throughout. Appendix lists members and publications of the Prince Society, index follows text. Printed by the Prince Society, a Boston firm founded by Samuel Drake and named for author and book collector Thomas Prince, specializing in the republication of rare Americana. Renowned bookseller Charles E. Goodspeed was among the society's officials. Howes T-35.