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A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America by Lionel Wafer / Surgeon on Buccaneering Expeditions in Darien, the West Indies, and the Pacific / from 1680 to 1688 / With Wafer’s Secret Report (1698), and Davis’s Expedition to the Gold Mines (1704)
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A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America by Lionel Wafer / Surgeon on Buccaneering Expeditions in Darien, the West Indies, and the Pacific / from 1680 to 1688 / With Wafer’s Secret Report (1698), and Davis’s Expedition to the Gold Mines (1704)

by Lionel Wafer (1640–1705) edited by Lilian Elwyn Elliott Joyce

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1933
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lxxi+221 pages with frontispiece, 4 folding maps, illustrations, appendices, bibliography and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover and edge ruled decorative blind stamp to covers in original jacket. Edited, with Introduction, Notes and Appendices, by L. E. Elliot Joyce.… Read more about this item
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Handwritten Logbook of HMS Mermaid, January 1, 1800-April 28, 1802.
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Handwritten Logbook of HMS Mermaid, January 1, 1800-April 28, 1802.

by Robert Dudley Oliver ((1766-1850)

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1800-1802
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250 unnumbered pages of manuscript entries with drawings of elevations on free endleaves. Folio (12 3/4" x 9 1/4") bound in contemporary canvas, ties intact in a custom enclosure. original hand written logbook on hand-ruled laid paper. The Mermaid was a thirty-gun frigate launched in 1784 and broken up after the end of the War of 1812. During the period covered… Read more about this item
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A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World: But Chiefly into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffres, From the Year 1772, to 1776
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A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World: But Chiefly into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffres, From the Year 1772, to 1776

by Anders Sparrman (1748-1820)

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1785
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2 volumes. xxxvi+395 pages with frontispiece and folding plates. xii+381 pages with folding frontispiece and plates. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4) bound half leather over marbled boards with five raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. (Hill 1615) First Dublin edition. The Dublin edition was printed in the same year as the London editions. Anders Sparrman, at the age of… Read more about this item
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Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, Commanded by Captain Freycinet, During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820; on a Scientific Expedition Undertaken by Order of the French Government. In a Series of Letters to a Friend.With Twenty-Six Engravings
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Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, Commanded by Captain Freycinet, During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820; on a Scientific Expedition Undertaken by Order of the French Government. In a Series of Letters to a Friend.With Twenty-Six Engravings

by Jacques Étienne Victor Arago (1790-1855)

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1823
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[6]+xxvii+[3, Table of Contents and Directions for Placing Plates]+285; [2]+297+[3] pages with folding frontispiece map and 14 lithographed plates (two folding) Part 2: 299 pages with 11 lithographed plates, tables, in-text red line diagram and appendices. Quarto (10 3/4" x 8 1/2") bound in half leather with new spine and original marbled boards. (Ferguson 885; Hill 298; Sabin 1865) First… Read more about this item
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A New Voyage to the East Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions Containing their Adventures in two Desart Islands
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A New Voyage to the East Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions Containing their Adventures in two Desart Islands

by Francis Leguat (c1637-1735)

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1708
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[8]+xv+248+[24] pages with title in red and black, frontispiece, 4 folding maps, 27 engraved figures (many folding) and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5"") bound in quarter leather with raised spine bands and black label in gilt over marbled boards. First English edition. Francois Leguat was a French Huguenot originating from the Province of Bresse, now part of the department of… Read more about this item
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Peregrinaçaõ de Fernão Mendez Pinto que consta de muitas e muy estranhas cousas que vio e ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegù, no de Martauão, e em outros muitos Reynos, e Senhorios das partes Orientaes
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Peregrinaçaõ de Fernão Mendez Pinto que consta de muitas e muy estranhas cousas que vio e ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegù, no de Martauão, e em outros muitos Reynos, e Senhorios das partes Orientaes

by Fernão Mendes Pinto (c1509-1583)

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1762
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x+428 pages. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8") bound in original leather binding with raised bands and gilt label to spine. Edited by Antonio Tenreiro. In double column pages issued without map. First published in 1614. Fernão Mendes Pinto was a Portuguese explorer and writer. His exploits are known through the posthumous publication of his memoir Pilgrimage Peregrinação in 1614, an autobiographical… Read more about this item
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An Account of the War in India, between the English and the French, on the Coast of Coromandel from the Year 1750 to the Year 1760. Together with A Relation of the late Remarkable Events on the Malabar Coast, and Expeditions to Golconda and Surat; with the Operations of the Fleet. Illustrated with Maps, Plans, &c. The whole compiled from Original Papers.
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xxxiii+270+[2]+15+[1]+48+xix+[1] pages 14 of 18 engraved plates, maps (many folding) and index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 8 1/4") in original leather binding. First edition. Richard Owen Cambridge was a British poet. He was educated at Eton and at St John's College, Oxford. Leaving the university without taking a degree, he took up residence at Lincolns Inn in 1737. Four years later… Read more about this item
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Travels of the Jesuits, into Various Parts of the World, Compiled from their Letters. Now first attempted in English

by John Lockman

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1st Edition
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1743
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Printed for John Noon 1743 London, 1743 Very good bound in lether with gilt lettering to spine First Edition Hardbound Octavo 2 Volumes Lacks maps and plate, Errata and 2 add pages. Old calf rebacked. An abridged translation of the first ten volumes of LETTRES EDIFIANTES, including Piccolo's description of the California missions; particulars of the missions in Mexico, Peru,… Read more about this item
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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 Wal
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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 Wal

by Bishop, Charles (1765?-1810), edited by Michael Roe

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1967
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lvi+342 pages with frontispiece, 6 maps including two folding maps, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria embossed on front cover with cover and blind stamped ruled edges with original jacket. Edited by Michael Roe. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society,… Read more about this item
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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20
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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20

by Parry, William Edward (1790 - 1855)

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1821
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xxix+310pp+clxxix+[2 add] pages with the twenty plates called for, including six maps (4 folding, and the plate "Cutting into Winter Harbour" inserted as frontispiece rather than after page 97), tables and appendixes. Lacks Errata slip. Quarto (11 3/4" x 9 1/2") bound with original boards and new spine with gilt lettering. Second edition. William Edward Parry was born in Bath, England.… Read more about this item
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News of the Islands and the Mainland Newly Discovered in India by the Captain of His Imperial Majesty's Fleet
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News of the Islands and the Mainland Newly Discovered in India by the Captain of His Imperial Majesty's Fleet

by Andrea Calvo

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1985
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Paperback
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9780911437300
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27 pages with facsimiles. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Translated with notes by Edward F Tuttle. First edition. Condition: Spine sunned else a better than very good copy.
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An Account Of The Pelew Islands Situated In The Western Part Of The Pacific Ocean. Composed From The Journals And Communications Of Captain Henry Wilson, And Some Of His Officers, Who, In August 1783, Were There Shipwrecked, In The Antelope, A Packet Belonging To The Honourable East India Company
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An Account Of The Pelew Islands Situated In The Western Part Of The Pacific Ocean. Composed From The Journals And Communications Of Captain Henry Wilson, And Some Of His Officers, Who, In August 1783, Were There Shipwrecked, In The Antelope, A Packet Belonging To The Honourable East India Company

by George Keate (1729-1797)

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Fourth Edition
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1789
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Hardcover
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xxx+408 pages with frontispiece, and one additional plate, large folding map and vocabulary of the Pelew language. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") Original 3/4 leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering and red label to spine. (Hill 907 & 816) Fourth edition. In 1783, the East India Company packet, the Antelope out of Macao was shipwrecked on the Pelew islands… Read more about this item
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The letters of F W Ludwig Leichhardt 3 Volumes
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The letters of F W Ludwig Leichhardt 3 Volumes

by Friedrich Wilhelm "F W" Ludwig Leichhardt (1813-c1848) edited by Marcel Aurousseau

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1966-1968
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3 volumes. xvi+423 pages with 4 maps, Full texts of all letters, together with translations of those in German, French and Italian; v, 425-819 pages with 5 maps. The years of scientific reconnaissance in Australia, 1842-4, around Sydney and Newcastle, in the Hunter-Goulburn valley, and to the Moreton Bay district; v+821-1175 pages with 2 maps. Leichardt's major exploration, from 1844… Read more about this item
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Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud
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Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud

by Engel, Samuel (1702-1784)

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1779
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[4]+28+[2] pages lacking the map. Small quarto (10" x 7½") rebound in ¾ morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. (Sabin 22572) First edition. Rare account of travels into the arctic, most notably Nova Zemblya to the north of Europe. Twelve years earlier, Engel wrote his notable work on explorations on the other side of the Arctic… Read more about this item
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A Memorial of Anson's Voyage... Printed for ... the Manufacturers of Redoxon Tablets, a true and powerful specific against the s

by Roche Products Limited

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1976
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Roche Products 1976 London, 1976 About very good issued in wrappers 1st Wrappers Quarto A grained heavy quarto paper folder containing:A Facsimile of "A Chart Shewing the Track of the Centurion around the World" and a list of key incidents during the voyage The map and key incidents have soiling which appears to be modern done as part of the… Read more about this item
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The Itinerário of Jerónimo Lobo
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The Itinerário of Jerónimo Lobo

by Lobo, Jeronimo (1592?-1678); edited by M G da Costa

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1984
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Hardcover
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9780904180152
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xxiv+417 pages with 9 illustrations, including frontispiece, 4 maps, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette of the ship Victoria to front cover in original jacket. Translated by Donald M Lockhart, Introduction by C F Beckingham. Second Series, volume 162. First edition. Jeronimo Lobo was… Read more about this item
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