Title: The English circumnavigators: the most remarkable voyages around the world by English sailors, with a preliminary sketch of their lives and discoveries, 1878
Author: David Laing Purves; Robert Cochrane; William Desborough Cooley
Publisher: London & Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo
Condition: Very Good
A late 19th century edition of Purves’ English circumnavigators, describing in length several major voyages around the world by English sailors, providing preliminary sketches of their lives and discoveries as well.
There are four folding maps of the world, showing 4 different routes taken by explorers including Captain Cook, Dampier, Anson, and Drake.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, 831 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding. There is very little foxing throughout.