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The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

1st Edition

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Trevor Levere
October 21, 2019

The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for North-west Passage,...

A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807

A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807

1st Edition

Angela Byrne
February 05, 2019

A Scientific, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour: John Lee In England, Wales and Ireland, 1806–7, is a critical edition of the travel diaries and sketchbooks of Dr John Lee FRS (né Fiott, 1783–1866), published for the first time. Shortly after graduating from Cambridge University, Lee set out on a...

The Malaspina Expedition 1789–1794: Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina. Volume I: Cádiz to Panamá

The Malaspina Expedition 1789–1794: Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina. Volume I: Cádiz to Panamá

1st Edition

Andrew David, Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Glyndwr Williams
December 07, 2018

Among the voyages of exploration and surveying in the late 18th century, that of Alejandro Malaspina best represents the high ideals and scientific interests of the Enlightenment. Italian-born, Malaspina entered the Spanish navy in 1774. In September 1788 he and fellow-officer José Bustamante...

The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671

The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671

1st Edition

Richard J. Campbell, Peter T. Bradley, Joyce Lorimer
July 27, 2018

In 2009, after a public appeal, the British Library purchased a manuscript ‘Booke’, which Captain Narbrough bought in 1666 and into which he subsequently entered his journals of his voyages and correspondence relating to them. The ‘Booke’ contains his own fair copy of the journal of his voyage...

A Walk across Africa: J. A. Grant's Account of the Nile Expedition of 1860–1863

A Walk across Africa: J. A. Grant's Account of the Nile Expedition of 1860–1863

1st Edition

Roy Bridges
March 19, 2018

The Nile Expedition of 1860–1863 was one of the most important exploratory expeditions made in the nineteenth century. The long-debated question of the location of the source of the Nile was answered (despite continuing arguments) and the venture had important historical consequences. Earlier...

The Struggle for the South Atlantic: The Armada of the Strait, 1581-84

The Struggle for the South Atlantic: The Armada of the Strait, 1581-84

1st Edition

Carla Rahn Phillips
December 03, 2016

The Armada of the Strait under Don Diego Flores de Valdés in 1581–84 came at a crucial juncture in global politics. Philip II of Spain had assumed the crown of Portugal and its overseas empire, and Francis Drake’s daring peacetime raids had challenged the dominance of Spain and Portugal in the...

Sir Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820 / Journals, Letters and Documents

Sir Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820 / Journals, Letters and Documents

1st Edition

Anna Agnarsdóttir
April 28, 2016

Sir Joseph Banks was one of the great figures of Georgian England, best known for participating as naturalist in Cook's Endeavour voyage (1768-71), as a patron of science and as the longest-serving President of the Royal Society (1778-1820). This volume brings together all Banks's papers concerning...

Australia Circumnavigated. The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 / Volume I: The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803. Volume I

Australia Circumnavigated. The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 / Volume I: The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803. Volume I

1st Edition

Kenneth Morgan
September 28, 2015

This two-volume work provides the first edited publication of Matthew Flinders’s fair journals from the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1803 in HMS Investigator, and of the ’Memoir’ he wrote to accompany his journals and charts. These are among the most important primary texts in Australian...

Australia Circumnavigated. The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 / Volume II

Australia Circumnavigated. The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 / Volume II

1st Edition

Kenneth Morgan
September 28, 2015

This two-volume work provides the first edited publication of Matthew Flinders’s fair journals from the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1803 in HMS Investigator, and of the ’Memoir’ he wrote to accompany his journals and charts. These are among the most important primary texts in Australian...

Australia Circumnavigated: The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803. Volume I

Australia Circumnavigated: The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803. Volume I

1st Edition

Kenneth Morgan
September 08, 2015

This two-volume work provides the first edited publication of Matthew Flinders’s fair journals from the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1803 in HMS Investigator, and of the ’Memoir’ he wrote to accompany his journals and charts. These are among the most important primary texts in Australian...

Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the Mission of the Japanese Ambassadors to the Roman Curia (1590)

Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the Mission of the Japanese Ambassadors to the Roman Curia (1590)

1st Edition

Derek Massarella
December 27, 2012

In 1582 Alessandro Valignano, the Visitor to the Jesuit mission in the East Indies, sent four Japanese boys, two of whom represented important Christian daimyo in western Japan, to Europe. This book is an account of their travels. The boys left Japan on 20 February 1582 and disembarked in Lisbon...

Pedro Páez's History of Ethiopia, 1622 / Volume I

Pedro Páez's History of Ethiopia, 1622 / Volume I

1st Edition

Isabel Boavida, Hervé Pennec, Manuel João Ramos
December 23, 2011

This book, in two volumes, contains an annotated English translation of the História da Ethiópia by the Spanish Jesuit missionary priest Pedro Páez (Pêro Pais in Portuguese), 1564-1622, who worked in the Portuguese padroado missions, first in India and then in Ethiopia, long thought to be the...

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