Lot 234: RALEIGH, WALTER. The History of the World, in Five Books.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: RALEIGH, WALTER. The History of the World, in Five Books. 6 double-page engraved maps, 2 double page-engraved battle plans, engraved portrait of Raleigh, engraved additional pictorial title, title-page in red and black, "Mind of the Front" leaf present. Folio, 15 1/2x10 inches, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners expertly renewed; text and plates generally clean. London: Basset, Chiswell, et al., 1687