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Auction 157, Lot 798

"[Lot of 11] The Hakluyt Society Series III Volumes 1-9 & 11-12",

Subject: References

Period: 1999-2003 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
7.2 x 10 inches
18.3 x 25.4 cm

This lot includes the first dozen volumes of the Hakluyt Society's third series (which is still underway), with the exception of Volume X, The Central Australian Expedition 1844-1846 / The Journals of Charles Sturt. The Hakluyt Society is an organization founded in 1846 to publish primary narratives of various expeditions. All are hardbound in dark blue cloth with gilt titles on the spines and gilt ships on the covers, with protective dust jackets.

A. Searching for Franklin: The Land Arctic Searching Expedition - James Anderson's and James Stewart's Expedition via the Back River, published 1999. Edited by William Barr, 292 pp., with 13 half tone plates.
B. The Discovery of River Gambra (1623), published 1999. Edited by David P. Gamble and P.E.H. Hair, 341 pp., with 15 plates and illustrations, 8 line drawings, and 3 maps.
C. The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave Levant Merchant (1647-1656), published 1999. Edited by Michael G. Brennan, 288 pp., with 17 illustrations.
D. The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands - The Voyages of the Brig Williams 1819-1820..., published 2000. Edited by R.J. Campbell, 232 pp., with 22 plates (16 in color) and 9 maps.
E. Pieter van den Broecke's Journal of Voyages to Cape Verde, Guinea and Angola (1605-1612), published 2000. Edited by J.D. La Fleur, 139 pp., with 1 color plate, 1 illustration, and 7 maps.
F. The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578, published 2001. Edited by James McDermott, 268 pp., with 5 half tone plates and 1 map.
G. Joao Rodrigues's Account of Sixteenth-Century Japan, published 2001. Edited by Michael Cooper, 428 pp., with 30 plates.
H. The Malaspina Expedition 1789-1794 - Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina - Volume I Cadiz to Panama, published 2001. Edited by Andrew David, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Carlos Novi, and Glyndwr Williams, 338 pp., with 39 plates, some in color, and 9 maps.
I. The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville 1767-1768, published 2002. Edited by John Dunmore, 322 pp., with 2 color plates, 3 illustrations, and 6 maps.
J. The Malaspina Expedition 1789-1794 - Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina - Volume II Panama to the Philippines, published 2003. Edited by Andrew David, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Carlos Novi, and Glyndwr Williams, 511 pp., with 44 plates, some in color, and 7 maps.
K. The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger - Volume I The Voyages of 1811, 1812 and 1813, published 2003. Edited by C. Ian Jackson, 242 pp., with 9 illustrations and 5 maps.

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Condition: A

Contents and covers fine. There is some sunning to the spines of the dust jackets as well as minor wear.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016

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