Richard Hakluyt and the English Voyages
by Parks, George B.
New York: American Geographical Society, Special Publication No. 10, 1928. Tall 8vo, [xvii], 289pp., 32 b/w plates, 3 fold-out maps, 4 appendices, Index. Publisherâ€™s gray cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine against a black rectangular field â€“ as issued. Internally with prior ownerâ€™s brief and attractive script inscription dated Sept., 28, 1931; a very well preserved book with no foxing, folds or tears â€” a Near Fine Copy.
Drawn from a series of lectures at Amherst College in 1919 are topics related to English exploration from 1485 to 1616, with extensive notes on Hakluyt’s life and legacy.