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THE CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION 1844-1846. The Journals of Charles Sturt
Richard C. Davis, editor
ISBN0904180808
$50.00

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


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THE THIRD VOYAGE OF MARTIN FROBISHER TO BAFFIN ISLAND 1578
James McDermott, editor
ISBN0904180697
$40.00

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


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A TRAVELLER IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ARABIA
G. Rex Smith, editor
ISBN9780904180916
$40.00

The first English translation of Ibn Al-Mujawir's account of his journeys in the west and south of the Arabian Peninsula from Mecca through the Tihamah plains, into Yemen, along the coast to Aden and thence into the Gulf. Fascinating observations. Haklyut Society Series III, no. 19.

Hakluyt Society, London, 2008. Hardback with dust jacket. 341 pages. SECONDHAND