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AMERICAN COLONIAL VIRGINIA / DISCOVERY VOLUMES, LOT OF THREE, comprising Richard Carnac Temple, "The Papers of Thomas Bowrey, 1669-1713", 1927, printed for the Hakluyt Society, with fold-out map, and two fold-out ship's plans; William Strachey, "The Historie of Travell into Virginia Britania", 1953, printed for the Hakluyt Society, London, with three fold-out maps; and Irene Wright, ed., "Further English Voyages to Spanish America, 1583-1594", 1951, printed for the Hakluyt Society, with five fold-out maps; each having impressed blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration.
Good to very good condition overall, expected minor wear to boards/spines, corners slightly bumped and worn, interiors with expected toning, the latter two with some foxing, primarily to endpapers or adjacent pages, maps excellent, with only one having a very minor tear along a fold-line.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

Condition

Good to very good condition overall, expected minor wear to boards/spines, corners slightly bumped and worn, interiors with expected toning, the latter two with some foxing, primarily to endpapers or adjacent pages, maps excellent, with only one having a very minor tear along a fold-line.

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$30.00

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AMERICAN COLONIAL VIRGINIA / DISCOVERY VOLUMES, LOT OF

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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