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COMPASSING THE VASTE GLOBE OF THE EARTH. Studies in the History of th the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996. With a complete List of the Society's Publications.

By: Bridges, R. C. and P.E. H. Hair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017437


Second Series, Volume 183. Octavo, light blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top cover. Includes black and white illustrations and maps, plus indices; xi [1] 336 pages. Dust jacket has some rubbing, else Very Good. View more info

Travels of James Bruce Through Parts of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia into Abyssinia to Discover the Source of the Nile.

By: Bruce, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers: 1897

Edition: New and Expanded Edition.

Seller ID: 000017380


Eleven illustrations.12mo, 358 pages, marble endpapers. Full blue calf, raised bands, top edge gilt, with the emblem of Clifton College of Bristol, England, in gilt in the top cover. Covers scuffed at edges. View more info

EXPLORING WITH BYRD. Episodes From An Adventurous Life

By: Byrd, Rear Admiral Richard E., compiled and revised by

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: (1990)

Seller ID: 12173


viii + 241 pages, octavo, reprint, "Collector's Edition." Includes black and white photo repros. Full gray leather with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker, Fine condition. Collector's Notes laid in. 041407A View more info

A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD Performed by Order of His Most Christian Majesty, In the Years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769 by Lewis De Bougainville.

By: De Bougainville, Lewis (Louis-Antoine, Comte de Bougainville 1729-1811)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed for J. Exshaw et al.: 1772

Seller ID: 000017313


Printed for J. Exshaw, H. Saunders, J. Potts, W. Sleater, D. Chamberlaine. E. Lynch, J. Williams, R. Moncrieffe, T. Walker, and C. Jenkins. Translated from the French by John Reinhold Forster. First Dublin edition, published in the same year as the London edition. xxxii [1] 480 pages . Blue boards with cream-colored paper spine. Folding map after the introduction:"Chart Shewing the Track round The World of the Boudeuse and Etoile under the Command of M. de Bougainvil... View more info

SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S WEST INDIAN VOYAGE 1585-86.

By: Drake, Sir Francis. Mary Frear Keeler, Editor.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 000017433


Octavo, light blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top cover. Second Series, Volume 148. Includes black and white illustrations and maps, bibliography, index; xiv + 358 pages. Book has one corner lightly bumped, still Very Good. Dust jacket has heavily sunned spine, else Very Good. View more info

THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED by Sir Francis Drake, 1628, and THE RELATION OF A WONDERFULL VOIAGE by William Cornelison Schouten, 1619 (Facsimiles)

By: Drake, Sir Francis. William Cornelison Schouten.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: (1966)

Edition: facsimiles

Seller ID: 000017503


Large octavo, bound in vellum-like cloth with gilt titles and crest, with cloth ties at fore-edge. Printed on a special laid paper. Laid in is a 24 page booklet with Historical Introductions by A. L. Rowse and Bibliographical Notes by Robert O. Dougan. All in a green cloth covered box with paper labels that are reproductions of the title pages of each work. Box has a touch of dampstaining on side edge, but does not affect interior. View more info

THE MISSION OF FRIAR RUBRUCK. His Journey to the Court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.

By: Friar William of Rubruck. Edited by Peter Jackson and David Morgan.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1990

Edition: First thus.

Seller ID: 000017432


Octavo, light blue cloth covers with gilt design of ship on front. Translated by Peter Jackson. Introduction, notes, and appendices by Peter Jackson and David Morgan. Second Series, No. 173. Includes black and white illustrations and maps; bibliography, index, xvi +312 pages. Dust jacket is sunned, small closed tear on top of rear panel. One corner chipped and some rubbing. Mongol Empire View more info

THE THIRD VOYAGE OF MARTIN FROBISHER TO BAFFIN ISLAND 1578.

By: Frobisher, Martin. Edited by James McDermott.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 2001

Edition: first thus.

Seller ID: 000017329


Thirs series, No. 6. Small quarto, navy blue cloth stamped in gilt xi [1] 268 pages. Black and white illustrations and maps, bibliography, and index. Book is in fien condition, dust jacket has slight sunning on spine, near fine. Laid in is a booklet from the Hakluyt Society published in 1998: The Hakluyt Society Annual Talk 1997: The Navigation of the Frobisher Voyages by James McDermott. The title on this 24 pages booklet is circled in red ink, else in very nice conditi... View more info

Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America and the llands adjacent unto the same.

By: Hakluyt, Richard

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Woodcocke: ca. 1900

Edition: facsimile edition

Seller ID: 000017635


12mo; bottom margin of one middle leaf roughly opened, three-quarter blue morocco, marbled paper, raised bands. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. [See Sabin 29593] View more info

VOYAGE TO THE EASTERN SEAS, in the year 1816, Including An Account of Captain Maxwell's Attack on the Batteries at Canton; and Notes of An Interview With Bonaparte at St. Helena, in August 1817.

By: Hall, Captain Basil.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, G & C Carvill: 1827

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000016134


12 mo, 331 pages, brown cloth covers; re-backed with part of original spine and only partially legible label laid down. Some foxing throughout, scuffed covers. "...a part of this volume appeared ten years ago, under the title of a Voyage to Loo Choo; but that the first two chapters, which treat of Java and the coast of the Yellow Sea, as well as the two last which relate to Bonaparte and to Sir Murray Maxwell's attack on the Chinese Batteries are entirely new..."... View more info

THE THREE VOYAGES OF EDMOND HALLEY IN THE PARAMORE 1698 - 1701. 2 Volumes.

By: Halley, EdmOnd. Edited by Norman J. W. THrower.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1981

Edition: first thus.

Seller ID: 000017439


Second Series, Volumes 156, 157. Octavo, light blue cloth cover with gilt ship design on top cover; Vol. 1 is 392 pages. Illustrated with black and white illustrations, and maps, some folding. Volume 2 is a portfoilio with two facsimile maps (one with two sheets). Dust jackets are sunned at spines and rubbed. View more info

KANTUTA, In the Wake of the Kon-Tiki. (Twice Across the Pacific on a Raft) Souvenir Program ( of the film of the same name)

By: Ingris, Eduard and Nina

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Van Nuys, California, Ingris Productions: (1968)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017592


Pictorial card covers, approx. 8 3/8" wide by 11" tall; unpaginated, but with ten leaves. Includes many black and white photo reproductions. Attached to the rear inside cover is a record sleeve with a 45 rpm original recording by orchestras from Lima, Peru with "Let's Go to Polynesia" on side one and "Kantuta" on side two . Eduard Ingris crossed the Pacific on two expeditions, the Kantuta and Kantuta II, on a balsa wood raft, similar to the Kon-T... View more info

THE DISCOVERY OF RIVER GAMBRA BY RICHARD JOBSON 1623. (Gambia)

By: Jobson, Richard. Edited by David P. Gamble and P. E. H. Hair.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1999

Edition: first edition thus

Seller ID: 000017330


Third Series, Volume 2. Small quarto, navy cloth stamped in gilt, xvi + 341 pages. Two color plates plus other illustrations and maps in black and white. Includes appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. "Jobson's account, almost entirely original, has special interest in its author's observations on the African scene...Jobson discusses such topics as local agriculture and trade, the role of Islam, political culture, and the position of women." This oversize b... View more info

THE ITINERARIO OF JERONIMO LOBO.

By: Lobo, Jeronimo.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1984

Edition: first thus.

Seller ID: 000017435


Second Series, Volume 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. Octavo, light blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top cover. Includes black and white illustrations, index; xxxvi [2] 417 pages.. Some light soil on rear panel of dust jacket. "Jeronimo Lobo was the last survivor of the small band of Jesuit Fathers who tried, with a measure of succes... View more info

ENGLISH AND IRISH SETTLEMENT ON THE RIVER AMAZON.

By: Lorimer, Joyce

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017436


Second Series, Volume 171. Octavo, blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top cover. Includes black and white illustrations and maps, references, and index; xxvi + 499 pages. Dust jacket has some rubbing , else Very Good. View more info

AN ELIZABETHAN IN 1582. The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls.

By: Madox, Richard. Edited by Elizabeth Story Donno.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1976

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 000017434


Octavo, light blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top cover. Second Series, No. 147. Includes black and white illustrations, maps, index, and appendix with the diary of John Walker,; xvi + 365 pages. Dust jacket lightly sunned on spine, some rubbing."Chronicling , in the main, the initial (albeit abortive) attempt,to establish a spice trade in the Moluccas, the diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls, covers a single calendar year. Since five months of tha... View more info

HISTOIRE DES AVENTURIERS FLIBUSTIERS Qui se sont Signales Dans les Indes.;... Tome Premier

By: Oexmelin, Alexandre Olivier (Exquemelin)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: a Lyon, Chez Benoit & Joseph Duplain Pere & Fils: 1774

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 000017516


Title continues: Contenant ce qu'ils y ont fait de remarquable, avec la vie, las moeurs & les coutumes des Boucaniers, & des habitans de S. Domingue & de la Tortue; une description exacte de ces lieux, & un etat des Offices, taut Ecclesiastiques que Seculiers, & ce que les grands Princes de l'Europe y possedent. Corrigee & augmentee de l'Histoire des Pirares Anglois, depuisleur etablissem nt dansI'lsle de la Providence jusqu'a a present. des16 mo (approx. 3 3/4" w by... View more info

THE PURCHAS HANDBOOK. Studies of the life, times, and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626. 2 volumes.

By: Purchas, Samuel. Pennington, L. E., Editor.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1997

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 000017442


With bibliographies of his books and of works about him. Second Series, No. 185, and No. 185. Volume I: xvii [1], 1- 380 pages. Volume II: vii [3] 383-811. Dust jackets have a little rubbing and sunning on spines. Additional postage charges will apply for this two volume set. View more info

THE HAKLUYT HANDBOOK. 2 Volumes

By: Quinn, D. B., editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000017444


Volume I: Second Series, No. 144, xxvi + 331 pages.Volume II: Second Series, No. 145; xiii [3] 335-707 pages. Light blue cloth covers with gilt ship design on top covers. Illustrated in black and white with plates and maps, some folding. Dust jackets have a little sunning, and a few small chips on spines. Extra postage will be requested for international orders for this two volume set. View more info

Petr Petrovich Semenov. Travels in the Tian' -Shan' 1856-1857.

By: Semenov, Petr Petrovich. Edited and annotated by Colin Thomas.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: (1998)

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 000017326


Second Series, Volume 189. Translated by Liudmila Gilmour, Colin Thomas, and Marcus Wheeler. Includes color plates and maps; bibliography, and indices. Octavo, blue cloth covers with gilt design. xliii [1] 269 pages. Dust jacket a bit sunned. View more info