HARRIS (JOHN) Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca: or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1705
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HARRIS (JOHN)
Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca: or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels, 2 vol.
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HARRIS (JOHN)
Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca: or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels, 2 vol., first edition, engraved frontispieces, 9 folding or double-page engraved maps (including 2 World, and Continents), 20 engraved plates (of 22), without the list of subscribers, very small hole without loss to blank area of America map, 3 blank corners torn away, contemporary panelled calf, rubbed, joints slightly splitting [Hill 774; Sabin 30482], folio, Thomas Bennett, John Nicholson, and Daniel Midwinter, 1705

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  • "The first edition is valuable for the original impressions of the fine series of maps by Hermann Moll, including a very good one of America. There is also a map of the world according to Mercator's projection, with improvements, showing the northern coast line and part of the west and south coasts of Australia..." (Hill).
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