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Image for The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis : Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy 1517-1518.

The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis : Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy 1517-1518.

By: De BEATIS, Antonio : edited by J.R. Hale.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1979

Seller ID: 31757


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 View more info

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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.

By: FOSTER, Sir William (ed).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1949

Seller ID: 33235


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. View more info

Image for The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author. With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea'.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author. With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea'.

By: HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B. (translator and editor).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1980

Seller ID: 31760


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. View more info

Image for The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.

The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.

By: JACKSON, Peter (translator). Introduction, notes and appendices by Peter Jackson & David Morgan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1975

Seller ID: 32277


(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. View more info

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Juan Maria Schuver's travels in North East Africa 1880-1883.

By: JAMES, Wendy; Gerd Baumann & Douglas Johnson (eds).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1996

Seller ID: 32286


(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 enab... View more info

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The Itinerario of Jeronimo Lobo.

By: LOBO, Jeronimo:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1984

Seller ID: 32112


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 succes... View more info

Image for The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578.

The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578.

By: McDERMOTT, James (ed).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 2001

Seller ID: 32200


(Hakluyt Society Series III, no 6.) Small 4to. xii, 267pp, frontis & other illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0904180697 View more info

Image for The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands 1819-1820 : the journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter.

The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands 1819-1820 : the journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter.

By: POINTER, C.W. : edited by R.J. Campbell.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 2000

Seller ID: 32197


(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 View more info

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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.

By: RIVIERE, Peter (ed).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 2006

Seller ID: 32288


(Hakluyt Society, Third Series, nos 16 & 17.) xiv, 406 & xiv, 266pp, maps and illustrations. Blue linen with dustwrappers. Fine. ISBN 0904180867 View more info

Image for Travels in the Tian'-Shan' 1856-1857.

Travels in the Tian'-Shan' 1856-1857.

By: SEMENOV, Petr Petrovich : edited by Colin Thomas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1998

Seller ID: 32278


(Hakluyt Society Second Series, no 189.) Translated by Liudmilla Gilmour, Colin Thomas and Marcus Wheeler. xliv, 269pp, 4 maps, 15 coloured plates. Blue cloth with gilt device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0904180603 ***A geographer's journey to Central Asia. View more info

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The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Parramore 1698-1701.

By: THROWER, Norman J.W. (ed).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1980

Seller ID: 32228


(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 156 & 157.) One volume and a portfolio of maps. 392pp, 15 plates (one folding) & two large folding maps in the portfolio. Blue cloth with dustwrappers (head of spine in the first volume a little rubbed (now in protective sleeves). A very good clean set. ISBN 0904180026 ***Regarded as the first undertaken for purely scientific purposes, Halley's voyages investigated geomagnetical theories and tidal phenomena, with sponsorship and suppo... View more info