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6 April 2016

Burchett (Josiah).

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Lot 12

Estimate: £300 - £400
Sold For: £720

A Complete History of the most Remarkable Transactions at Sea, from the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Conclusion of the Last War with France. Wherein is given an Account of the most Considerable Naval-Expeditions, Sea-Fights, Stratagems, Discoveries, and other Maritime Occurences that have happen'd among all Nations which have Flourished at Sea..., 1st edition, printed by W.B. for J. Walthoe, 1720,
title printed in black and red, engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved portrait bound following Contents (toned), nine folding engraved naval charts by Hermann Moll (three toned and spotted), without imprimateur leaf, errata leaf at rear, engraved head and tail-pieces and initial letters, armorial bookplate of Sir Fredk. Evelyn Bart. on front pastedown, red sprinkled edges, contemporary speckled calf, gilt decorated spine with morocco label, rubbed and scuffed, and with slight wear to spine ends, folio in 4s
Sabin 9205.
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