THE DISCOVERY OF THE LARGE, RICH, AND BEAUTIFUL EMPIRE OF GUIANA; with a Relation of the Great and Golden City of Manoa (Which the Spaniards Call El Dorado), etc. Reprinted from the edition of 1596, with some Unpublished documents Relative to that Country. Edited, with copious explanatory notes and a biographical memoir by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk. Sir W. Ralegh, Sir Walter Raleigh.

THE DISCOVERY OF THE LARGE, RICH, AND BEAUTIFUL EMPIRE OF GUIANA; with a Relation of the Great and Golden City of Manoa (Which the Spaniards Call El Dorado), etc. Reprinted from the edition of 1596, with some Unpublished documents Relative to that Country. Edited, with copious explanatory notes and a biographical memoir by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk.

London: Hakluyt Society, 1848. First edition thus. Hardcover. Later (but not recent) half slate-blue calf and boards with spine gilt in compartments; lxxv, xv, 240 pp. Illustrated with folding frontispiece map showing Ralegh's route, facsimile title page from the first edition. Corners lightly bumped, small ink notation to half title and title pages. Very good. Item #16621

Hakluyt Society publications Series 1, No. 3. Cox Vol. II, p. 254; Sabin 67555. Scarce. A handsome copy.

Price: $275.00

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