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Bibliography Explanation 1st Series I 1st Series II 2nd Series I 2nd Series II 3rd Series Extra Series

PUBLICATIONS OF THE HAKLUYT SOCIETY


First Series, Part II. Compiled by P. E. H. Hair

Nos. 51 - 100 (1874 - 1899)


51. The Captivity of Hans Stade of Hesse, in A.D. 1547-1555, among the Wild Tribes of Eastern Brazil. Translated by Albert Tootal, Esq., of Rio de Janeiro, and annotated by Richard F. Burton. 1874. Pages 12, xcvi, 169.

From the 1557 Marburg edition.

52.
The First Voyage Round the World, by Magellan.
Translated from the Accounts of Pigafetta, and other Contemporary Writers. Accompanied by Original Documents, with Notes and an Introduction, by Lord Stanley of Alderley. 1874. Pages lx, 257, xx + 2 maps, 5 illustrations.

Includes the log-book of Francisco Alvo or Alvaro, Pigafetta's treatise on navigation and his account of the voyage, Gaspar Correa's account, other anonymous narratives, and documents relating to the cost and other aspects of the expedition.

53.
The Commentaries of the great Afonso Dalboquerque, second Viceroy of India.
Translated from the Portuguese Edition of 1774, with Notes and an Introduction, by Walter de Gray Birch, F.R.S.L., Senior Assistant of the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum; Honorary Secretary of the British Archaeological Association, etc. Volume I. 1875. Pages lx, 256 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.

Continued in First Series 55, 62, and 69 below.

54.
The Three Voyages of William Barents to the Arctic Regions, 1594, 1595, and 1596, by Gerrit de Veer.
First Edition Edited by Charles T. Beke, Phil.D., F.S.A. 1853. Second Edition, with an Introduction, by Lieutenant Koolemans Beynen (Royal Netherlands Navy). 1876. Pages clxxiv, 289 + 2 maps, 12 illustrations.

Revised edition of 13 above. With a 'Postscript' of five unnumbered pages at the beginning of the text.


55.
The Commentaries of the great Afonso Dalboquerque ... .
... by Walter de Gray Birch, ... , Honorary Librarian of the Royal Society of Literature. Volume II. 1877 (1875). Pages cxxxiv [error: cxxxvi], 242 + 1 map, 2 illustrations.

Part ii of the 1774 edition.

56.
The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster, Kt., to the East Indies, with Abstracts of Journals of Voyages to the East Indies, during the Seventeenth Century, preserved in the India Office. And the Voyage of Captain John Knight (1606), to seek the North-West Passage.
Edited by Clements R. Markham, C.B., F.R.S. 1877. Pages xxii, 314.

The abstracts relate to the voyages of Keeling and Hawkins, Sharpie, Sir Henry Middleton, Thomas Love, Nicholas Downton, and Ralph Cross. With a calendar of ships' journals of the seventeenth century and a list of ships employed by the East India Company in the same period. For a revised edition of the Lancaster voyages, see Second Series 85 below.


57.
The Hawkins' Voyages during the Reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and James I.
Edited, with an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1878 (1877). Pages 7, lii, 453 + 1 illustration.

A revised edition of 1 above, with narratives of the voyages of Sir Richard Hawkins' grandfather William, of his father Sir John, and of his cousin William Hawkins, from manuscripts and printed editions. The supplementary material consists of the 1878 annual report.


58.
The Bondage and Travels of Johann Schiltberger, a Native of Bavaria, in Europe, Asia, and Africa, 1396-1427.
Translated from the Heidelberg MS edited in 1859 by Professor Karl Friedrich Neumann, by Commander J. Buchan Telfer, R.N., F.S.A., F.R.G.S. With Notes by Professor P. Bruun of the Imperial University of South Russia, at Odessa, and a Preface, Introduction and Notes by the Translator and Editor. 1879 (1878). Pages xxxii, 263, 3 + 1 map.

The supplementary material consists of the 1879 annual report.

59a.
The Voyages and Works of John Davis the Navigator.
Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Albert Hastings Markham, Captain R.N., F.R.G.S., Author of "A Whaling Cruise in Baffin's Bay," "The Great Northern Sea," and "Northward Ho!". 1880 (1878). Pages xcv, 392 + 2 maps, 15 illustrations.

Includes The worldes hydrographical Discription (1595), The seamans secrets (1607), a list of works on navigation available before and during the reign of Elizabeth, and her latters patent to Adrian Gilbert and others for the exploration of a North-West Passage.


59b.
The Map of the World, A.D. 1600, called by Shakspere "the new map, with the augmentation of the Indies". To illustrate the Voyages of John Davis.
1880. Pages 16.

Bound separately, with notes by C. H. Coote.


60. The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta. Reprinted from the English Translated Edition of Edward Grimston, 1604.
And Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . Volume I The Natural History (Books I, II, III, and IV). 1880 (1879). Pages xlv, 295.

Concerned chiefly with Mexico and Peru. The main pagination of this and the following volume is continuous.


61a.
The Natural and Moral History of the Indies ... .
Volume II The Moral History (Books V, VI and VII). 1880 (1879). Pages xiii, 295 [sic]-551. 61b. Map of Peru to illustrate the Travels of Cieza de León, in 1532-50; The Royal Commentaries of Garcilasso de la Vega (1609); and The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta (1608), by Clements R. Markham, C.B. n.d.

'To accompany Acosta, Natural and Moral History.'
Bound separately.

62. The Commentaries of the great Afonso Dalboquerque ... .
Volume III. 1880. Pages 2, lvi, 308, errata slip + 3 maps, 3 illustrations.

Continued from 55 above. Part iii of the 1774 edition. With descriptions of Malacca and Goa translated from Pedro Barretto de Resende's Livro do Estado da India Oriental. The supplementary material consists of the 1880 annual report.

63.
The Voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622.
Edited, with Notes and an Introduction by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1881 (1880). Pages lix, 192 + 8 maps, 1 illustration.

From narratives and journals by John Gatonbe, Robert Fotherby, and others, with Baffin's letters, journals, and other observations, and various treatises on the probability of a North-West Passage.

64.
Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Abyssinia during the Years 1520-1527, by Father Francisco Alvarez.
Translated from the Portuguese, and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Lord Stanley of Alderley. 1881. Pages xxviii, 416.

Revised edition, Second Series 114, 115.

65.
The Historye of the Bermudaes or Summer Islands.
Edited, from a MS. in the Sloane Collection, British Museum, by General Sir J. Henry Lefroy, R.A., C.B., K.C.M.G., F.R.S., etc. / formerly Governor of the Bermudas; Author of "Memorials of the Discovery and early Settlement of the Bermudas or Somers Islands". 1882 (1881). Pages xii, 327, 3 + 1 map, 3 illustrations.

The account relating to 1609-1622 by Nathaniel Butler. Additional documents include a note on constitutional procedure at the first General Assembly held at St George's, 1 August 1620. The supplementary material consists of the 1882 annual report.


66.
Diary of Richard Cocks, Cape-Merchant in the English Factory in Japan 1615-1622 with Correspondence.
Edited by Edward Maunde Thompson. Volume I. 1883 (1882). Pages liv, 349. Ends December 1617. Continued to 1622 in the following item, together with Cocks's correspondence with the East India Company and others.

67.
Diary of Richard Cocks ... .
Volume II. 1883 (1882). Pages 368.

68.
The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru by Pedro de Cieza de León.
Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1883. Pages lx, 247.

Continues the narrative in First Series 33 above.


69. The Commentaries of the great Afonso Dalboquerque ... .
Volume IV. 1884 (1883). Pages xxxv, 324 + 6 illustrations. Continued from 62 above. Part iv of the 1774 edition. With Portuguese descriptions of places and fortresses in Portuguese India, and a pedigree of Albuquerque from British Library MSS. With an index to all four volumes.

70.
The Voyage of John Huyghen van Linschoten to the East Indies. From the Old English Translation of 1598. The First Book, containing his Description of the East. In Two Volumes.
Edited, the First Volume by the late Arthur Coke Burnell, Ph.D., C.I.E., of the Madras Civil Service. The Second Volume by Mr P. A. Tiele of Utrecht. Volume I. 1885 (1884). Pages lii, 307, 3.

The supplementary material consists of the 1884 annual report.


71.
The Voyage of John Huyghen van Linschoten ... .
Volume II. 1885 (1884). Pages xv, 341, 16.

The supplementary material does not include an annual report.


72.
Early Voyages and Travels to Russia and Persia by Anthony Jenkinson and other Englishmen. With some Account of the First Intercourse of the English with Russia and Central Asia by Way of the Caspian Sea.
Edited by Edward Delmar Morgan, Member of the Hakluyt Society, and Charles Henry Coote, of the British Museum. Volume I. 1886 (1885). Pages clxii, 176. + 2 maps (one of parchment), 3 illustrations.

From the manuscript writings of Jenkinson and other agents of the Muscovy Company in the second half of the sixteenth century, and including correspondence between Elizabeth I and Ivan IV, and reports to Cecil and the Council. This and the following volume have continuous pagination.


73.
Early Voyages and Travels to Russia and Persia ... .
Volume II. 1886. Pages 177-496, 16, 3 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.

The supplementary material includes the 1885 annual report.


74. The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), during his Agency in Bengal; as well as on his Voyage Out and Return Overland (1681-1687). Volume I. The Diary, with Index.
Transcribed for the Press, with introductory Notes, etc. by R. Barlow, Esq., and illustrated by Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc. by Colonel Henry Yule, R.E., C.B., Ll.D., President of the Hakluyt Society. 1887 (1886). Pages xii, 265, 3.

Continued in First Series 75 and 78 below. The supplementary material consists of the 1886 annual report.


75.
The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. ... . Volume II. Containing Notices regarding Sir William Hedges, documentary Memoirs of Job Charnock, and other biographical and miscellaneous Illustrations of the Time in India. ... .
1888 (1886). Pages 3, ccclx, 16 + 13 illustrations.

The supplementary material includes the 1887 annual report.

76.
The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas, and Brazil.
Translated into English from the Third French edition of 1619, and Edited, with Notes, by Albert Gray, formerly of the Ceylon Civil Service, assisted by Harry Charles Purvis Bell, of the Ceylon Civil Service. Volume I. 1887. Pages lviii, 452 + 1 map, 11 illustrations.

This volume covers from 1601 to Pyrard's arrival at Goa in 1608. Continued in First Series 77 and 80 below.

77.
The Voyage of François Pyrard ... .
Volume II, Pt. 1. 1888 (1887). Pages xlvii, 287 + 7 illustrations. From 1608 to Pyrard's departure from Goa in 1610.

This volume has continuous main pagination with First Series 80 below.


78. The diary of William Hedges, Esq ... . Volume III. Containing Documentary Contributions to a Biography of Thomas Pitt, Governor of Fort St George; with Collections on the early History of the Company's Settlement in Bengal; and on early Charts and Topography of the Húglí River.
1889 (1888). Pages 3, 19, cclxii + 1 map, 8 illustrations.

With pedigrees of Pitt of Blandford St Mary and Pitt of Stratfieldsay, and indexes to all three volumes. The supplementary material is the 1888 annual report.


79a.
Tractatus de globis et eorum usu. A Treatise descriptive of the Globes constructed by Emery Molyneux, and published in 1592. By Robert Hues.
Edited, with Annotated Indices and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1889 (1888). Pages l, 229 + 1 illustration.

79b.
Sailing Directions for the Circumnavigation of England, and for a Voyage to the Straits of Gibraltar, from a 15th Century MS.
Edited, with an Account of the MS., by James Gairdner; with a Glossary by Edward Delmar Morgan. 1889 (1888). Pages 37, 16 + 1 map.

The two bound together but separately paginated. The first contains the text of the 1638 English translation,
A learned treatise of globes by John Chilmead (but 'usually attributed to Edmund Chilmead with apparent corrections'); the title-page of the Latin original is dated 1594.

80.
The Voyage of François Pyrard ... .
Volume II, Pt. 2. 1890 (1889). Pages 4, xii, 289-572, 16 + 2 maps.

Continued from 77 above. Covering 1610-1611, the return to France. With a treatise on animals, trees, and fruits, and advice upon the voyage to the East Indies. The supplementary material includes the 1889 annual report.

81.
The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555). I. Voyage of Ulrich Schmidt to the Rivers La Plata and Paraguai. From the Original German Edition, 1567. II. The Commentaries of Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, from the Original Spanish edition, 1555.
Translated for the Hakluyt Society. With Notes and an Introduction, by Luis L. Dominguez, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic, Corresponding Member of the Argentine Geographical Institute and of the Royal Spanish Academy of History. 1891 (1889). Pages xxxix, 282 + 1 map.

The translator is not named.


82.
The Voyage of François Leguat of Bresse to Rodriguez, Mauritius, Java, and the Cape of Good Hope.
Transcribed from the First English Edition. Edited and annotated by Captain Samuel Pasfield Oliver, late Royal Artillery. Volume I. 1889 (1890). Pages 4, lxxxviii, 137, 16 + 6 maps, 4 illustrations.

The edition of 1708. This volume covering 1689-1693. The supplementary material includes the 1890 annual report.


83.
The Voyage of François Leguat ... .
Volume II. 1891 (1890). Pages xviii, 139-433 + 5 maps, 5 illustrations. Covering 1693-1698.

84.
The Travels of Pietro della Valle in India. From the old English Translation of 1664, by G. Havers. In Two Volumes.
Edited, with a Life of the Author, an Introduction and Notes, by Edward Grey (late Bengal Civil Service). Volume I. 1892 (1891). Pages 4, lvi, 192 + 2 maps, 2 illustrations. Letters 1-3, 1623.

This and the following volume have continuous main pagination. The supplementary material consists of the 1891 annual report.


85.
The Travels of Pietro della Valle in India. ... .
Volume II. 1892 (1891), Pages xii, 193-455, 16. Letters 4-8, 1623-1624.

86. The Journal of Christopher Columbus (during his First Voyage, 1492-93), and Documents relating to the Voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real.
Translated, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... , President of the Hakluyt Society. 1893 (1892). Pages liv, 259, 16 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.

With Paolo Toscanelli's sailing directions in letters to Columbus, and documents relating to Sebastian Cabot.

87.
Early Voyages and Travels in the Levant. I.- The Diary of Master Thomas Dallam, 1599-1600. II.- Extracts from the Diaries of Dr John Covel, 1670-1679. With Some Account of the Levant Company of Turkey merchants.
Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by James Theodore Bent, F.S.A., F.R.G.S. 1893 (1892). Pages 3, xlv, 305, 16.

The supplementary material consists of the 1892 annual report.


88.
The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol, in Search of a North-West Passage, in 1631-32; with Narratives of the earlier North-West Voyages of Frobisher, Davis, Weymouth, Hall, Knight, Hudson, Button, Gibbons, Bylot, Baffin, Hawkridge, and others.
Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Miller Christy, F.L.S. Volume I. 1894 (1893). Pages 3, ccxxxi, 259 + 2 maps, 2 illustrations.

Containing part of the text of North-west Fox, London, 1635. This and the following volume have continuous main pagination. The supplementary material consists of the 1893 annual report.

89.
The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol ... .
Volume II. 1894 (1893). Pages viii, 261-681 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.

The concluding part of
North-west Fox, and the text of The Strange and Dangerous Voyage of Captaine Thomas James, London, 1633, with documents relating to early voyages to Hudson's Bay and the North-West.

90.
The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents illustrative of his Career.
Translated, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... , President of the Hakluyt Society. 1894. Pages xliv, 121, 16.

91.
Narratives of the Voyages of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa to the Straits of Magellan.
Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . President of the Royal Geographical Society. 1895 (1894). Pages xxx, 401, 3, 16.

The voyages of 1579-1589. The supplementary material includes the 1894 annual report.


92.
The History and Description of Africa and of the Notable Things therein contained, written by Al-Hassan Ibn-Mohammed Al-Wezaz Al-Fasi, a Moor, baptised as Giovanni Leone, but better known as Leo Africanus. Done into English in the Year 1600, by John Pory.
And now Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Dr. Robert Brown. Volume I. 1896 (1895). Pages viii, cxi, 224 + 4 maps.

Containing Book I of the original. This and the following two volumes have continuous pagination.

93. The History and Description of Africa ... .
Volume II. 1896 (1895). Pages 225-698.

Containing Books II-IV.


94.
The history and Description of Africa ... .
Volume III. 1896 (1895). Pages 699-1119.

Containing Books V-IX and Pory's additions.

95.
The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea. Written by Gomes Eannes de Azurara.
Now first done into English by Charles Raymond Beazley, M.A., F.R.G.S., late Fellow of Merton College, Oxford; Corresponding Member of the Lisbon Geographical Society, and Edgar Prestage, B.A., Oxon., Knight of the Most Noble Portuguese Order of S. Thiago, Corresponding Member of the Lisbon Royal Academy of Sciences, the Lisbon Geographical Society, etc. Volume I. (Chapters I-XL) With an Introduction on the Life and Writings of the Chronicler. 1896. Pages lxvii, 127, 16 + 4 maps, 1 illustration. Written c. 1450.

Continues in First Series 100 below.


96. Danish Arctic Expeditions, 1605 to 1620. In Two Books. Book I.- The Danish Expeditions to Greenland in 1605, 1606, and 1607; to which is added Captain James Hall's Voyage to Greenland in 1612. Book II.- The Expedition of Captain Jens Munk to Hudson's Bay in Search of a North-West Passage in 1619-20.
Edited by C. C. A. Gosch. Book I. 1897 (1896). Pages xvi, cxvii, 205 + 10 maps.

97.
Danish Arctic Expeditions ... . Book II. 1897. Pages cxviii, 187 + 4 maps, 2 illustrations.


98.
KOSMA AIGUPTIOU MONACOU CRISIANIKH TOPOGRAFA / The Christian Topography of Cosmas, an Egyptian Monk.
Translated from the Greek, and Edited, with Notes and Introduction, by John W. McCrindle, M.A., M.R.A.S., F.R.G.S., late Principal of the Government College at Patna, and Fellow of Calcutta University; Author of a series of works on Ancient India, as described by the Classical Authors, including the "Indica" of Ctesias, Megásthenes, and Arrian; the "Periplus of the Erythraean Sea"; Ptolemy's "Geography of India"; and the "Invasion of India by Alexander the Great". 1897. Pages xii, xxvii, 398, 16 + 4 illustrations.

99.
A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama, 1497-1499.
Translated and Edited, with Notes, an Introduction and Appendices. By E.G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S., Corresponding Member of the Geographical Society of London. 1898. Pages xxxvi, 250, 16 + 8 maps, 23 illustrations.

With letters of King Manuel and Girolamo Sernigi, 1499, and early seventeenth-century Portuguese accounts of da Gama's first voyage.


100.
The Chronicle of the Discovery and conquest of Guinea ... .
Volume II (Chapters 41-97). With an Introduction on the early History of African Exploration, Cartography, etc. 1899 (1898). Pages cl, 362, 20 + 5 maps.

Continued from 95 above.


Bibliography Explanation 1st Series I 1st Series II 2nd Series I 2nd Series II 3rd Series Extra Series