Westward Ho! Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. In Two Volumes


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The first Baron Tauchnitz, Christian Bernhard (1816-1895), began this publishing firm, providing English-language editions to Continental European readers. What was innovative was that his editions were produced with the legal consent of authors and publishers in England and the Americas. With copyright secured, he was able to produce books of a much higher quality than the cheaply produced black-market versions that were his only competition.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz
  • Edition: Copyright edition
  • Date Published: 1855
  • Place Published: Leipzig
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Collection of British Authors Vols. 328-9. 2 vols.: 370; 365 p. 16 cm. Half red leather with red cloth. Corners worn, small chips andtears in spines, moderate wear at hinges. Vol. II front board coming loose. Ink price stamps on endpapers. Pages clean and neat.

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