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Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage 1741-1747. [I] The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742. [II] The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747., BARR, William & Glyndwr Williams (eds).
Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage 1741-1747. [I] The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742. [II] The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747.
35.00 AUD

The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the Seventeenth Century, as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet., FOSTER, Sir William (ed).
The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the Seventeenth Century, as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet.
40.00 AUD

The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave, Levant merchant 1647-1656., BRENNAN, Michale J. (ed).
The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave, Levant merchant 1647-1656.
20.00 AUD

Sir Walter Ralegh's Discovery of Guiana., RALEGH, Sir Walter : edited by Joyce Lorimer.
Sir Walter Ralegh's Discovery of Guiana.
50.00 AUD

The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799., ROE, Michael (ed).
The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799.
25.00 AUD

The Guiana Travels of Robert Shomburgk 1835-1844.  [I]: Explorations on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society 1835-1839. [II]: The Boundary Survey 1840-1844., RIVIERE, Peter (ed).
The Guiana Travels of Robert Shomburgk 1835-1844. [I]: Explorations on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society 1835-1839. [II]: The Boundary Survey 1840-1844.
50.00 AUD

A Regiment for the Sea, and other writings on navigation by William Bourne of Gravesend, a gunner (c. 1535-1582)., BOURNE, William : edited by E.G.R. Taylor.
A Regiment for the Sea, and other writings on navigation by William Bourne of Gravesend, a gunner (c. 1535-1582).
40.00 AUD

The Purchas Handbook : studies of the life, times and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626, with bibliographies of his books and of works about him. Volumes I & II., PENNINGTON, L.E. (ed)
The Purchas Handbook : studies of the life, times and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626, with bibliographies of his books and of works about him. Volumes I & II.
35.00 AUD

 

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Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage 1741-1747. [I] The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742. [II] The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747., BARR, William & Glyndwr Williams (eds).
1 BARR, William & Glyndwr Williams (eds). Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage 1741-1747. [I] The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742. [II] The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747.
London Hakluyt Society 1994-95. 
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 177 & 181.) xiv, 333 & xvi, 393pp, maps and illustrations. Blue cloth with dustwrappers (closed tear at head of the rear of Vol I, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean set. ISBN 0904180360 
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Four Travel Journals : the Americas, Antarctica and Africa, 1775-1874., BEALS, Herbert K. et al (eds)
2 BEALS, Herbert K. et al (eds) Four Travel Journals : the Americas, Antarctica and Africa, 1775-1874.
London Hakluyt Society 2007 
(Hakluyt Society Series III, no 18.) Small 4to. 404pp, illustrated. Blue linen with dustwrappers. A fine clean copy. *** [1] The 1775 journal of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra (a Spanish expedition from Mexico to explore the NW coast of North America). [2] The journal of HMS Beagle in the Strait of Magellan, by Pringle Stokes, Commander RN 1827. [3] Journal kept by midshipman Joseph Henry Kay during the voyage of HMS Chanticleer, 1828-1831 (to the South Atlantic). [4] Jacob Wainwright's diary of the transportation of Dr Livingstone's body to the coast 1873-74. 
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A Regiment for the Sea, and other writings on navigation by William Bourne of Gravesend, a gunner (c. 1535-1582)., BOURNE, William : edited by E.G.R. Taylor.
3 BOURNE, William : edited by E.G.R. Taylor. A Regiment for the Sea, and other writings on navigation by William Bourne of Gravesend, a gunner (c. 1535-1582).
Cambridge Hakluyt Society/Cambridge University Press 1963 
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series no CXXI.) xxxv, 464pp, frontis, folding map and other b&w illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt device on upper board, with dustwrapper (spine sunned, lightly spotted). Light spotting on the uncut foredges, numerous pages unopened. Very good. ***The first edition of 1574, with the additional material added to the 1580 edition. The editor has also included two Almanackes, and written an introduction to each text, in addition to the general introduction. 
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The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave, Levant merchant 1647-1656., BRENNAN, Michale J. (ed).
4 BRENNAN, Michale J. (ed). The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave, Levant merchant 1647-1656.
London Hakluyt Society 1999 
(Hakluyt Society Series III, no 3.) Small 4to. xx, 288pp, illustrations, family trees. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0904180638 *** Bargrave's diaries of his extrensive trading journeys from England to Spain, Italy and Constantinople, by sea and by land through continental Europe. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth : studies in the history of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996. With a complete list of the Society's publications., BRIDGES, R.C. & P.E.H. Hair (eds).
5 BRIDGES, R.C. & P.E.H. Hair (eds). Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth : studies in the history of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996. With a complete list of the Society's publications.
London Hakluyt Society 1996 
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 183.) xii, 336pp, illustrated. Blue cloth, gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrappers. Fine. ISBN 0904180441 
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Newfoundland Discovered : English attempts at colonisation, 1610-1630., CECIL, Gillian T. (editor)
6 CECIL, Gillian T. (editor) Newfoundland Discovered : English attempts at colonisation, 1610-1630.
London Hakluyt Society 1982 
Second Series, no 160. xviii, 310pp, black & white maps and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). Very good. ISBN 0904180131 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis : Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy 1517-1518., De BEATIS, Antonio : edited by J.R. Hale.
7 De BEATIS, Antonio : edited by J.R. Hale. The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis : Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy 1517-1518.
London Hakluyt Society 1979 
Second Series, no 150. Translated from the Italian by J.R. Hale and J.M.A. Lindon. xii, 206pp, b&w folding map; index & bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). Very good. ISBN 0904180077 
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The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the Seventeenth Century, as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet., FOSTER, Sir William (ed).
8 FOSTER, Sir William (ed). The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the Seventeenth Century, as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet.
London Hakluyt Society 1949 
Second series, no C. 8vo. xl, 192pp; folding frontis, 2 maps (1 folding), notes and index. Publisher's blue cloth, decorated in blind and with the gilt ship stamped on the upper boards (extremities slightly rubbed); fore- and foot edges uncut. All edges spotted, offsetting on endpapers and some scattered pale foxing inside, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author. With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea'., HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B. (translator and editor).
9 HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B. (translator and editor). The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author. With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea'.
London Hakluyt Society 1980 
Second Series, no 151. xiv, 226pp, b&w plates and folding map; indexes (3) & bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0904180050 ***The Periplus is a short work in Greek, of uncertain date, concerning the coasts of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. 
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The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255., JACKSON, Peter (translator). Introduction, notes and appendices by Peter Jackson & David Morgan.
10 JACKSON, Peter (translator). Introduction, notes and appendices by Peter Jackson & David Morgan. The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.
London Hakluyt Society 1975 
(Hakluyt Society Second Series, no 173.) xvi, 312pp, maps. Blue cloth with gilt device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0904180298 ***William of Rubruck is the earliest known report of a missionary journey to the Mongol Empire, and he was the first westerner to make contact with Buddhism. 
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Juan Maria Schuver's travels in North East Africa 1880-1883., JAMES, Wendy; Gerd Baumann & Douglas Johnson (eds).
11 JAMES, Wendy; Gerd Baumann & Douglas Johnson (eds). Juan Maria Schuver's travels in North East Africa 1880-1883.
London Hakluyt Society 1996 
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 184.) cviii, 392pp, illustrated. Blue cloth, gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 090418045X ***Amsterdam-born Schuver, a travel writer and reporter, embarked on a scientific expedition in search of a new route from the Nile valley to the East African coast in 1880. His account was published only in an edited German edition, but the discovery of his original manuscripts and other material enabled the compilation of this full pictures of his travels. 
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The Itinerario of Jeronimo Lobo., LOBO, Jeronimo:
12 LOBO, Jeronimo: The Itinerario of Jeronimo Lobo.
London Hakluyt Society 1984 
Second Series, no 162. Translated by Donald M. Lockhart. From the Portuguese text established and edited by M.G. Da Costa. With an Introduction and Notes by C.F. Beckingham. xxxviii, 417pp, black & white maps and illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). Very good. ISBN 0904180158 ***Jeronimo Lobo was the last survivor of the small band of Jesuit Fathers who tried, with a measure of success, to reconcile Ethiopia to the Church of Rome. 
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An Elizabethan in 1582 : the diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls., MADOX, Richard: edited by Elizabeth Story Donno.
13 MADOX, Richard: edited by Elizabeth Story Donno. An Elizabethan in 1582 : the diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls.
London Hakluyt Society 1976 
(Second Series, no 147.) xvi, 366pp, b&w plates (one folding), map; index. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0904180042 ***Chronicles, in the main, an abortive attempt to establish a spice trade in the Moluccas; the voyage reached only to West Africa and Brazil 
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The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578., McDERMOTT, James (ed).
14 McDERMOTT, James (ed). The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578.
London Hakluyt Society 2001 
(Hakluyt Society Series III, no 6.) Small 4to. xii, 267pp, frontis & other illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0904180697 
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The Purchas Handbook : studies of the life, times and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626, with bibliographies of his books and of works about him. Volumes I & II., PENNINGTON, L.E. (ed)
15 PENNINGTON, L.E. (ed) The Purchas Handbook : studies of the life, times and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626, with bibliographies of his books and of works about him. Volumes I & II.
London Hakluyt Society 1997 
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 185 & 186.) Two volumes. xxviii, 380pp, 28 illustrations; viii, 381-811pp, 28 illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrappers. Fine. ISBN 0904180549 *** The collector, editor and author of travel books, including Purchas His Pilgrimes (1625). 
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The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands 1819-1820 : the journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter., POINTER, C.W. : edited by R.J. Campbell.
16 POINTER, C.W. : edited by R.J. Campbell. The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands 1819-1820 : the journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter.
London Hakluyt Society 2000 
(Hakluyt Society Series III, no 4.) Small 4to. xvi, 232pp, coloured frontis, colour & b&w illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 090418062X 
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The English New England Voyages 1602-1608., QUINN, David B. and Alison M. Quinn.
17 QUINN, David B. and Alison M. Quinn. The English New England Voyages 1602-1608.
London Hakluyt Society 1983 
Second Series, no 161. xxiv, 580pp, black & white maps and illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 090418014X 
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Sir Walter Ralegh's Discovery of Guiana., RALEGH, Sir Walter : edited by Joyce Lorimer.
18 RALEGH, Sir Walter : edited by Joyce Lorimer. Sir Walter Ralegh's Discovery of Guiana.
London Hakluyt Society 2006 
(Hakluyt Society, Third Series, no 15.) 4to. xcviii, 360, maps and illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrappers. Fine. ISBN 0904180875 ***Presents on facing pages, the previously unpublished text of Ralegh's fair manuscript draft of his 'The Discoverie of the large, rich, and bewtiful Empyre of Guiana' and the subsequent printed versions, demonstrating how the author had been persuaded to alter the text for publication, deleting some lively tales of wine, women and swashbuckling adventure and giving more attention to supposed gold mines 
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The Guiana Travels of Robert Shomburgk 1835-1844.  [I]: Explorations on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society 1835-1839. [II]: The Boundary Survey 1840-1844., RIVIERE, Peter (ed).
19 RIVIERE, Peter (ed). The Guiana Travels of Robert Shomburgk 1835-1844. [I]: Explorations on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society 1835-1839. [II]: The Boundary Survey 1840-1844.
London Hakluyt Society 2006 
(Hakluyt Society, Third Series, nos 16 & 17.) xiv, 406 & xiv, 266pp, maps and illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrappers. Fine. ISBN 0904180867 
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The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799., ROE, Michael (ed).
20 ROE, Michael (ed). The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799.
London Hakluyt Society/Cambridge University Press 1967 
(Hakluyt Society Second Series no CXXXI.) 342pp, frontis, 5 maps. Gilt-decorated blue cloth with dustwrapper (price clipped, extremities rubbed with some small chips and tears). Very good. Signed by the editor. 
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