Account of the fifteen ship fleet sent at the time of Elizabeth I to gather samples of ores supposed to contain gold and silver from the arctic wastes of Baffin Island. Hakluyt Society Series III, no. 6.
Hakluyt Society, London, 2001. Hardback with dust jacket. 268 pages. SECONDHAND
Rodrigues was a Portuguese who went to Japan in 1577 where he was ordained as a Jesuit priest. He was renowned for his fluency with the Japanese language and had dealings with Toyotomi Hideyoshi the virtual ruler of Japan. Expelled in 1610 he spent the rest of his life in Macau and inland China. Hakluyt Society Series III, no. 25.Hakluyt Society, London, 2001. Hardback with dust jacket. 428 pages. SECONDHAND
Account of the first English expedition that penetrated some 460 miles up the West African river. The idea was to gain access to the interior gold trade but with little success. However this is the first detailed description of the people and customs of any part of black Africa by an Englishman. Hakluyt Society Series III, no. 2.
Davies spent over fifty years as a missionary to Tahiti. His manuscript history is editied with supplementary writings by other missionaries. THIS COPY has some unopened pages and some minor foxing.
Hakluyt Society, Cambridge, 1961. Hardback with dust jacket. 392 pages plus plates and maps. SECONDHAND
A documentary history of the nineteenth century Russian settlement in California. Contains 492 documents most translated for the first time. Extensive historical introduction. Two Volumes. Hakluyt Society Series III, Vol. 26.
Hakluyt Society, London, 2014. Hardbacks with dust jackets. Vol., I 547 pages, Vol. II 640 pages. AS NEW
These letters provide a compelling narrative of Leichart's life from student days in the mid 1830s until 1848 when he disappeared in the Australian interior. He was the most important scientific explorer of Australia. Three Volumes each letter in German and English. Hakluyt Society Series II, no. CXXXIII.
Hakluyt Society, Cambridge, 1968. Hardbacks with dust jackets. 1174 pages in total. SECONDHAND
This expedition set out from Adelaide in South Australia in search of the supposed inland sea. Six months later they returned. One of the great stories of the European exploration of central Australia. Hakluyt Society Series III, no. 10.
Hakluyt Society, London, 2002. Hardback with dust jacket. 366 pages. SECONDHAND