Recently published Hakluyt Society volumes

Recently published Hakluyt Society volumes

Recently issued Hakluyt Society volumes

From: "The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden"
From: “The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden” courtesy of the RGS

THIRD SERIES 35: Trevor H. Levere: The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, RA, the Naturalist on HMS Alert, 1875-1876. The first publication of the daily diary of Feilden, one of the two full-time naturalists on what was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic. 431 pages, 10 maps, 17 colour plates, 68 figures; including a 34-page Introduction, appendices, bibliography, indexes. The book is issued free of charge to Society members and was distributed to members in November / December 2019.

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. The book is issued free of charge to Society members and was 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. The book is issued free of charge to Society members and was 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. The book is issued free of charge to Society members and was distributed to members in April 2018.

Titles in progress (as at December 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.

For a list of projected volumes, click here.