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Recently issued and forthcoming publications

THIRD SERIES 34: Angela Byrne (ed.): A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour / John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806-1807. A critical edition of the travel diaries and sketchbooks of Dr John Lee (né Fiott). 397 pages. Distributed to members in February 2019.

THIRD SERIES 33: Richard J. Campbell (ed.), with Peter T. Bradley and Joyce Lorimer: The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in His Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671. The first publication of Narbrough's daily journal, acquired by the British Library in 2009 after public appeal, recording his voyage through the Strait and north to Valdivia in Chile. 743 pages. Distributed to members in August 2018.

THIRD SERIES 32: Roy Bridges (ed.): A Walk Across Africa. J. A. Grant's Account of the Nile Expedition of 1860-1863. A new edition of Grant's Walk Across Africa, heavily annotated and lavishly illustrated with the author's watercolours and sketches. 440 pages. Distributed to members in April 2018.

Titles in progress (as at June 2019)

Titles currently in preparation for publication:

The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, RA, the Naturalist on HMS Alert, 1875-1876. Edited by Trevor Levere. Publication expected in Autumn 2019.

William Mariner's Tonga Islands. Edited by Nigel Statham. 2 volumes. Expected 2020.

The Javanese Travels of Purwalelana. Edited by Judith E. Bosnak & Frans X. Koot.

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.

English Travellers to Venice, 1450-1600. Edited by Michael G. Brennan.

William Laird McKinlay's Journal of the Karluk Voyage, 1913-14. Ed. by Janice Cavell.

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.

Elphinstone's Mediterranean Impressions: A Rare First-hand Account of the Russian Fleet in the Mediterranean and the Russian-Ottoman War of 1768-74. Edited by Julia Leikin.

This page updated June 2019