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Recently issued and forthcoming publications

THIRD SERIES 31: Carla Rahn Phillips (ed.): The Struggle for the South Atlantic. The Armada of the Strait, 1581-1584. Pedro de Rada's Relacion of the venture under Don Diego Flores de Valdés to bolster South American defences against interlopers, and to fortify the Strait of Magellan against intrusions into the Pacific. 217 pages. Distributed to members in December 2016-January 2017.

THIRD SERIES 30: Anna Agnarsdóttir (ed.): Sir Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820. Journals, Letters and Documents. The journals of Banks and his servant James Roberts, together with 300 supplementary documents relating to Banks's association with Iceland. 707 pages. Distributed to members in May 2016.

Kenneth Morgan (ed.): Australia Circumnavigated: The Voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803. The first edited publication of Matthew Flinders's fair journals from the circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-03. Two volumes of 1014 pages total. Distributed to members in August 2015.

Titles in progress (as at October 2017)

The following texts have been received and are being prepared for publication:

Grant’s Walk Across Africa 1860-63
. Edited by Roy Bridges. Publication expected late 2017.

John Narbrough: Journals of a Voyage to the Strait of Magellan. Edited by Capt. Richard Campbell. Following the acquisition of Narbrough's important journal by the British Library, the Society intends to publish this as a 'special edition' which will include a facsimile of the original in parallel with a readable transcription of the text. Publication expected early 2018.

William Mariner's Tonga Islands. Edited by Nigel Statham. Publication expected in 2018.

A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–07. Edited by Angela Byrne. Publication expected in 2018.

The following texts have been accepted for publication at a future date. Titles listed here are provisional working titles only.

Renaissance Methods for Travel 1570-1633. Edited by Joan-Pau Rubiés.

English Trade and Privateering in the Eastern Mediterranean in the late Seventeenth Century: The 'journall' of the Voyage of the Levant Company Merchantman Blackham to Istanbul and Izmir, 1696-1698. Edited by Colin J. Heywood.

Journal of John Saris on the Clove 1611-12 (English East India Company's 8th voyage). Edited by Richmond Barbour.

The World of Sir William Trumbull in Constantinople 1687-1692. Edited by John-Paul Ghobrial.

Ferguson's Voyages to the Far East, 1731-1739. Edited by Derek L. Elliott.

Sir John Peyton’s Travels in Poland-Lithuania, Bohemia, and Germany, 1596-99. Edited by Sebastian Sobecki. 2 volumes.

Bibliography of Richard Hakluyt, 1552-1616. Edited by Anthony Payne.

The Journal of Naturalist and Surgeon Archibald Menzies on Captain George Vancouver's Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World 1791-5. Edited by Barry Gough.

The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, RA, the Naturalist on HMS Alert, 1875-1876. Edited by Trevor Levere.

This page updated 19 October 2017