Books of the Hakluyt Society I would very much like to get my hands on!!
(numbers indicate the order in which they were published in their respective series.
2. Select Letters of Christopher Columbus, with other Original Documents,
relating to his Four Voyages to the New World. Translated and Edited by R. H.
Major, Esq., of the British Museum. 1847. Pages xc, 240.
Five letters by Columbus describing his first, third, and fourth voyages; another by Dr Chanca, physician, descriptive of the second voyage; and an extract from the will of Diego Mendez, one of Columbus's officers on the fourth voyage. With Spanish texts. Two copies of this edition were printed in vellum and one presented to the British Museum. For a second edition see 43 below; for a third edition see Second Series 65 and 70 below.
3. The Discovery of the Large, Rich, and Beautiful Empire of Guiana, with a Relation of the Great and Golden City of Manoa (which the Spaniards call El Dorado), etc. Performed in the Year 1595, by Sir W. Ralegh, Knt., Captain of Her Majesty's Guard, Lord Warden of the Stanneries, and Her Majesty's Lieutenant-General of the County of Cornwall. Reprinted from the Edition of 1596, with some Unpublished Documents relative to that Country. Edited, with Copious Explanatory Notes and a Biographical Memoir, by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk, Ph.D., Knight of the Royal Prussian Order of the Red Eagle, of the Royal Saxon Order of Merit, of the French Order of the Legion of Honour, etc. 1849 (1848). Pages lxxxv, 240 + 1 map.
With Anon, 'Of the Voyage for Guiana', probably written in 1596, Ralegh's journal of the second voyage, 1617-18, and miscellaneous documents. Typographical errors of the 1596 text were corrected.
4. Sir Francis Drake his Voyage, 1595, by Thomas Maynarde, together with the Spanish Account of Drake's Attack on Puerto Rico. Edited, from the Original Manuscripts, by W. D. Cooley. 1849 (1848). Pages 12, viii, 65.
5. Narratives of Voyages towards the North-West, in Search of a Passage to Cathay and India. 1496 to 1631. With Selections from the early Records of the Honourable the East India Company and from MSS. in the British Museum. [Edited] By Thomas Rundall, Esq. 1849. Pages 8, 4, xx, 260 + 2 maps.
Accounts of the voyages of Cabot, Davis, Frobisher, and others, drawn chiefly from the works of Hakluyt, Purchas, Harris and Foxe.
6. The Historie of Travaile into Virginia Britannia; expressing the Cosmographie and Comodities of the Country, together with the Manners and Customes of the People. Gathered and observed as well by those who went first thither as collected by William Strachey, Gent., the first Secretary of the Colony. Now First Edited, from the Original Manuscript, in the British Museum, by R. H. Major, of the British Museum. 1849. Pages xxxvi, 203 + 1 map, 6 illustrations.
From British Library, Sloane MS 1622.
7. Divers Voyages touching the Discovery of America and the Islands adjacent. Collected and published by Richard Hakluyt, Prebendary of Bristol, in the Year 1582. Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by John Winter Jones of the British Museum. 1850 (1849). Pages cxi, 171, 6, 8 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
The original printed text. The edition described as prepared 'for the subscribers of 1849' and as the third volume of 1849 in the report in the next volume.
9. The Discovery and Conquest of Terra Florida, by Don Ferdinando de Soto and six hundred Spaniards his Followers, written by a Gentleman of Elvas, employed in all the Action, and translated out of Portuguese, by Richard Hakluyt. Reprinted from the Edition of 1611. Edited, with Notes and an Introduction and a Translation of a Narrative of the Expedition by Luis Hernandez de Biedma, Factor to the same, by William B. Rye, of the British Museum. 1851. Pages 4, 8, lxvii, 200, v + 1 map.
12. Notes upon Russia ... . Volume II. 1852. Pages 4, iv, 266 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
With an appendix of documents, translated and in part collected by Richard Eden and printed from the 1577 edition of his History of Travayle in the West and East Indies, revised by Richard Willes.
14. The History of the great and mighty Kingdom of China and the Situation Thereof. Compiled by the Padre Juan Gonzalez de Mendoza, and now Reprinted from the early Translation of R. Parke. Edited by Sir George T. Staunton, Bart. With an Introduction by R. H. Major, Esq., of the British Museum, Honorary Secretary of the Hakluyt Society. [Volume 1]. 1853 (1854 [sic]). Pages 4, 8, lxxxiii, 172.
From the 1588 black-letter edition, after the 1586 Madrid edition.
15. The History of the great and mighty Kingdom of China. ... Volume II. 1854. Pages 8, 350.
16. The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake; being his next voyage to that to Nombre de Dios. Collated with an unpublished manuscript of Francis Fletcher, chaplain to the expedition. [Edited] with Appendices illustrative of the Same Voyage, and Introduction, by William Sandys Wright Vaux. 1854 (1855 [sic]). Pages 8, xl, 295 + 1 map.
From the 1628 edition 'collected out of the notes of Master Francis Fletcher', collated with British Library, Sloane MS 61.
20. Russia at the Close of the Sixteenth Century. Comprising the Treatise "Of the Russe Common Wealth," by Dr Giles Fletcher; and The Travels of Sir Jerome Horsey, Knt., now for the first time printed entire from his own Manuscript. Edited by Edward A. Bond, Assistant Keeper of the Manuscripts in the British Museum. 1856 (1857). Pages cxxxiv, 392.
The first is a reprint of the London, 1591, edition; the second relates to the late sixteenth century. With additional documents descriptive of Russia and the missions of the two writers.
21. History of the New World, by Girolamo Benzoni, of Milan. Shewing his Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: with some Particulars of the Island of Canary. Now First Translated, and Edited by Rear-Admiral W. H. Smyth, K.S.F., D.C.L., etc etc etc. 1857. Pages 4, iv, 280 + 19 illustrations.
Text originally published at Venice, 1572. The supplementary material consists of the 1857 annual report.
22. India in the Fifteenth Century. Being a Collection of Narratives of Voyages to India in the Century preceding the Portuguese Discovery of the Cape of Good Hope; from Latin, Persian, Russian, and Italian Sources, now first Translated into English. Edited, with an introduction, by R. H. Major, Esq., F.S.A. 1857 (1558). Pages xc, 49, 39, 32, 10, .
The travels of Abd-er-Razzak, Nicolò Conti, Athanasius Nikitin, and Hieronimo di Santo Stefano.
23. Narrative of a Voyage to the West Indies and Mexico in the years 1599-1602, With Maps and Illustrations. By Samuel Champlain. Translated from the Original and Unpublished Manuscript, with a Biographical Notice and Notes, by Alice Wilmere. Edited by Norton Shaw. 1859 (1858). Pages 4, xcix, 48, 8 (loose) + 4 maps, 5 illustrations.
Text written c. 1602 (now considered an invention). The supplementary material consists of the 1858 annual report.
24. Expeditions into the Valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639. Translated and Edited, with Notes, by Clements R. Markham, F.R.G.S., Author of "Cuzco and Lima". 1859. Pages 4, 8, lxiv, 190 + 1 map.
The expeditions of Gonzalo Pizarro, Francisco de Orellana, and Father Cristóbal de Acuña. With a 'List of the Principal Tribes of the Valley of the Amazons'. The supplementary material includes the 1859 annual report.
27. Henry Hudson the Navigator: the Original Documents in which his Career is recorded. Collected, partly Translated, and Annotated, with an Introduction, by G. M. Asher, LL.D. 1860. Pages 4, 8, ccxviii, 292 + 2 maps.
The supplementary material includes the 1860 annual report.
32. The travels of Ludovico de Varthema in Egypt, Syria, Arabia Deserta and Arabia Felix, in Persia, India, and Ethiopia, A.D. 1503 to 1508. Translated from the Original Italian Edition of 1510, with a Preface, by John Winter Jones, Esq., F.S.A. And Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by George Percy Badger, late Government Chaplain in the Presidency of Bombay, Author of "The Nestorians and their rituals," etc, etc, etc. 1863 (1864 [sic]). Pages cxxii, 321 + 2 maps.
33. The Travels of Pedro de Cieza de León, A.D. 1532-50, contained in the First Part of his Chronicle of Peru. Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A., F.R.G.S., Author of "Cuzco and Lima," "Travels in Peru and India," and a "Quichua Grammar and Dictionary". Volume I. 1864. Pages 4, 12, xvi, lvii, 438.
From the 1554 Antwerp edition. Continued from another source in First Series 68 below. The supplementary material includes the 1864 annual report.
34. Narrative of the Proceedings of Pedrarias Davila in the Provinces of Tierra Firme or Castilla del Oro, and of the Discovery of the South Sea and the Coasts of Peru and Nicaragua. Written by the Adelantado Pascual de Andagoya. Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham. 1865. Pages 12, 4, xxix, 88 + 1 map.
Text written c. 1514. The supplementary material includes the 1865 annual report.
35. A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar in the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century, by Duarte Barbosa, a Portuguese. Translated from an Early Spanish Manuscript in the Barcelona Library, with Notes and a Preface, by the Hon. Henry E. J. Stanley. 1866 (1865). Pages xi, 336 + 2 illustrations.
Text written c. 1514. Revised edition, Second Series 44, 49 below.
36. Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China. Translated and Edited by Colonel Henry Yule, ... . With a Preliminary Essay on the Intercourse between China and the Western Nations previous to the Discovery of the Cape Route. Volume I. 1866. Pages 4, 15, ccliii, 250, iii + 3 maps, 6 illustrations.
Containing the travels of Friar Odoric of Pordenone, 1316-30, and letters and reports from missionary friars from Cathay and India, 1292-1338, in English translation. With a list of 'illustrations from drawings by the author'. This and the following item have continuous main pagination. The supplementary material includes the 1866 annual report.
37. Cathay and the way thither. ... Volume II. 1866. Pages 253-596, xcviii + 1 map, 3 illustrations.
Contemporary notices of Cathay under the Mongols, from Rashíduddín; Pegolotti's notices of the land route to Cathay and of Asiatic trade in the fourteenth century; Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel; Ibn Batt_ta's travels in Bengal and China; the journey of Benedict Goës from Agra to Cathay; all in English translation, with Latin and Italian texts of Odoric's narrative. For a revised version of the whole work, see Second Series 33, 37, 38, 41 below.
38. The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, in search of a Passage to Cathaia and India by the North-West, A.D. 1576-8. Reprinted from the First Edition of Hakluyt's Voyages, with Selections from Manuscript Documents in the British Museum and State Paper Office. By Rear-Admiral Richard Collinson, C.B. 1867. Pages 4, 16, xxvi, 376 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
With Edward Sellman's account of the third voyage, and a list of artefacts from Frobisher encampments, etc, found by C. F. Hall and deposited with the Royal Geographical Society. The additional documents relate to numerous aspects of the financing and fitting out of the expedition. According to the British Museum date stamp, despite the stated publication date, actual publication did not occur until 1869. The supplementary material includes the 1867 annual report.
39. The Philippine Islands, Moluccas, Siam, Cambodia, Japan, and China, at the Close of the Sixteenth Century. By Antonio De Morga. Translated from the Spanish, with Notes and a Preface, and a Letter from Luis Vaez de Torres describing his Voyage through the Torres Straits. By the Hon. Henry E. J. Stanley. 1868. Pages xxiv, 431 + 2 illustrations.
From a transcription of the 1609 Mexico edition. The appendix includes a brief continuation of the history of the Philippines to 1868, particularly with regard to government and commerce. Revised edition, Second Series 140 below.
40. The Fifth Letter of Hernan Cortes to the Emperor Charles V, containing an Account of his Expedition to Honduras. Translated from the Original Spanish by Don Pascual de Gayangos of the Spanish Academy; Corresponding Member of the Institute of France. 1868. Pages 3, xvi, 156.
The letter is dated 1526. The supplementary material consists of the 1868 annual report.
42. The Three Voyages of Vasco da Gama, and his Viceroyalty. From the Lendas da India of Gaspar Correa. Accompanied by Original Documents. Translated from the Portuguese, with Notes and an Introduction, by the Hon. Henry E. J. Stanley. 1869. Pages 2, lxxx, 430, xxxvi + 3 illustrations.
The additional documents, mainly letters and reports to the king of Portugal, are in Portuguese. The supplementary material consists of the 1869 annual report.
43. Select Letters of Christopher Columbus, with other Original Documents relating to this Four Voyages to the New World. Translated and Edited by R. H. Major, ... , Keeper of the Department of Maps and Charts in the British Museum and Hon. Sec. of the Royal Geographical Society. Second Edition. 1870. Pages iv, cxlii, 254 + 3 maps, 1 illustration (in colour).
A revised translation of the documents in no. 2 above, with the editor's reply to J. A. Froude's strictures on the earlier edition in the Westminster Review (1852) and in his Short Studies on Great Subjects, vol. 2.
46. The Canarian, or, Book of the Conquest and Conversion of the Canarians in the Year 1402, by Messire Jean de Béthencourt, Kt., Lord of the Manors of Bethencourt, Reville, Gourret, and Grainville de Teinturière, Baron of St. Martin le Gaillard, Councillor and Chamberlain in Ordinary to Charles V and Charles VI, composed by Pierre Bontier, Monk, and Jean le Verrier, Priest. Translated and Edited by Richard Henry Major, ... . 1872. Pages 2, , 2, , lv, 229 + 1 map, 2 illustrations.
With the fifteenth-century French text. The supplementary material consists of the 1870 and 1871 annual reports.
50. The Voyages of the Venetian Brothers, Nicolò and Antonio Zeno, to the Northern Seas in the XIVth Century, comprising the latest known Accounts of the Lost Colony of Greenland; and of the Northmen in America before Columbus. Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Richard Henry Major, ... . 1873. Pages ciii, 64 + 4 maps.
The Italian text of the Zenos' narrative, and the Danish and Latin texts of Ivar Bardsen's description of Greenland in the fourteenth century, with English translation.
51. The Captivity of Hans Stade of Hesse, in A.D. 1547-1555, among the Wild Tribes of Eastern Brazil. Translated by Albert Tootal, Esq., of Rio de Janeiro, and annotated by Richard F. Burton. 1874. Pages 12, xcvi, 169.
From the 1557 Marburg edition.
52. The First Voyage Round the World, by Magellan. Translated from the Accounts of Pigafetta, and other Contemporary Writers. Accompanied by Original Documents, with Notes and an Introduction, by Lord Stanley of Alderley. 1874. Pages lx, 257, xx + 2 maps, 5 illustrations.
Includes the log-book of Francisco Alvo or Alvaro, Pigafetta's treatise on navigation and his account of the voyage, Gaspar Correa's account, other anonymous narratives, and documents relating to the cost and other aspects of the expedition.
54. The Three Voyages of William Barents to the Arctic Regions, 1594, 1595, and 1596, by Gerrit de Veer. First Edition Edited by Charles T. Beke, Phil.D., F.S.A. 1853. Second Edition, with an Introduction, by Lieutenant Koolemans Beynen (Royal Netherlands Navy). 1876. Pages clxxiv, 289 + 2 maps, 12 illustrations.
Revised edition of 13 above. With a 'Postscript' of five unnumbered pages at the beginning of the text.
57. The Hawkins' Voyages during the Reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and James I. Edited, with an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1878 (1877). Pages 7, lii, 453 + 1 illustration.
A revised edition of 1 above, with narratives of the voyages of Sir Richard Hawkins' grandfather William, of his father Sir John, and of his cousin William Hawkins, from manuscripts and printed editions. The supplementary material consists of the 1878 annual report.
59b. The Map of the World, A.D. 1600, called by Shakspere "the new map, with the augmentation of the Indies". To illustrate the Voyages of John Davis. 1880. Pages 16.
Bound separately, with notes by C. H. Coote.
72. Early Voyages and Travels to Russia and Persia by Anthony Jenkinson and other Englishmen. With some Account of the First Intercourse of the English with Russia and Central Asia by Way of the Caspian Sea. Edited by Edward Delmar Morgan, Member of the Hakluyt Society, and Charles Henry Coote, of the British Museum. Volume I. 1886 (1885). Pages clxii, 176. + 2 maps (one of parchment), 3 illustrations.
From the manuscript writings of Jenkinson and other agents of the Muscovy Company in the second half of the sixteenth century, and including correspondence between Elizabeth I and Ivan IV, and reports to Cecil and the Council. This and the following volume have continuous pagination.
73. Early Voyages and Travels to Russia and Persia ... . Volume II. 1886. Pages 177-496, 16, 3 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
The supplementary material includes the 1885 annual report.
74. The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), during his Agency in Bengal; as well as on his Voyage Out and Return Overland (1681-1687). Volume I. The Diary, with Index. Transcribed for the Press, with introductory Notes, etc. by R. Barlow, Esq., and illustrated by Copious Extracts from Unpublished Records, etc. by Colonel Henry Yule, R.E., C.B., Ll.D., President of the Hakluyt Society. 1887 (1886). Pages xii, 265, 3.
Continued in First Series 75 and 78 below. The supplementary material consists of the 1886 annual report.
75. The Diary of William Hedges, Esq. ... . Volume II. Containing Notices regarding Sir William Hedges, documentary Memoirs of Job Charnock, and other biographical and miscellaneous Illustrations of the Time in India. ... . 1888 (1886). Pages 3, ccclx, 16 + 13 illustrations.
The supplementary material includes the 1887 annual report.
79a. Tractatus de globis et eorum usu. A Treatise descriptive of the Globes constructed by Emery Molyneux, and published in 1592. By Robert Hues. Edited, with Annotated Indices and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . 1889 (1888). Pages l, 229 + 1 illustration.
79b. Sailing Directions for the Circumnavigation of England, and for a Voyage to the Straits of Gibraltar, from a 15th Century MS. Edited, with an Account of the MS., by James Gairdner; with a Glossary by Edward Delmar Morgan. 1889 (1888). Pages 37, 16 + 1 map.
The two bound together but separately paginated. The first contains the text of the 1638 English translation, A learned treatise of globes by John Chilmead (but 'usually attributed to Edmund Chilmead with apparent corrections'); the title-page of the Latin original is dated 1594.
86. The Journal of Christopher Columbus (during his First Voyage, 1492-93), and Documents relating to the Voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real. Translated, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... , President of the Hakluyt Society. 1893 (1892). Pages liv, 259, 16 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.
With Paolo Toscanelli's sailing directions in letters to Columbus, and documents relating to Sebastian Cabot.
87. Early Voyages and Travels in the Levant. I.- The Diary of Master Thomas Dallam, 1599-1600. II.- Extracts from the Diaries of Dr John Covel, 1670-1679. With Some Account of the Levant Company of Turkey merchants. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by James Theodore Bent, F.S.A., F.R.G.S. 1893 (1892). Pages 3, xlv, 305, 16.
The supplementary material consists of the 1892 annual report.
90. The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents illustrative of his Career. Translated, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... , President of the Hakluyt Society. 1894. Pages xliv, 121, 16.
91. Narratives of the Voyages of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa to the Straits of Magellan. Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham, ... . President of the Royal Geographical Society. 1895 (1894). Pages xxx, 401, 3, 16.
The voyages of 1579-1589. The supplementary material includes the 1894 annual report.
92. The History and Description of Africa and of the Notable Things therein contained, written by Al-Hassan Ibn-Mohammed Al-Wezaz Al-Fasi, a Moor, baptised as Giovanni Leone, but better known as Leo Africanus. Done into English in the Year 1600, by John Pory. And now Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Dr. Robert Brown. Volume I. 1896 (1895). Pages viii, cxi, 224 + 4 maps.
Containing Book I of the original. This and the following two volumes have continuous pagination.
93. The History and Description of Africa ... . Volume II. 1896 (1895). Pages 225-698.
Containing Books II-IV.
94. The history and Description of Africa ... . Volume III. 1896 (1895). Pages 699-1119.
Containing Books V-IX and Pory's additions.
99. A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama, 1497-1499. Translated and Edited, with Notes, an Introduction and Appendices. By E.G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S., Corresponding Member of the Geographical Society of London. 1898. Pages xxxvi, 250, 16 + 8 maps, 23 illustrations.
With letters of King Manuel and Girolamo Sernigi, 1499, and early seventeenth-century Portuguese accounts of da Gama's first voyage.
2/3. The Voyage of Sir Robert Dudley, afterwards styled Earl of Warwick and Leicester and Duke of Northumberland, to the West Indies, 1594-1595, narrated by Capt. Wyatt, by himself, and by Abram Kendall, Master. Edited by George F. Warner, Assistant-Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum. 1899. Pages lxvi, 104, 20 + 1 map, 2 illustrations.
2/4. The Journey of William of Rubruck to the Eastern Parts of the World, 1253-55, as Narrated by Himself. With Two Accounts of the Earlier Journey of John of Pian de Caprine. Translated from the Latin and Edited, with an Introductory Notice, by William Woodville Rockhill, Honorary Corresponding Member of the Royal Geographical Society. 1900. Pages lvi, 304, 20.
For a later edition of the primary work, see 173 below.
2/6. The Strange Adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh, in Angola and the Adjoining Regions. Reprinted from "Purchas his Pilgrimes." Edited, with Notes and a Concise History of Kongo and Angola, by E. G. Ravenstein. 1901 (1900). Pages xx, 210, 20 + 2 maps.
Adventures between 1589 and 1607. With part of Anthony Knivet's account of his activities in the same countries, from the same source.The spine title incorrectly reads 'Andrew Battell in Guinea', a geographical blunder.
2/7. The Discovery of the Solomon Islands by Alvaro de Mendaña in 1568. Translated from the Original Spanish Manuscripts. Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by Lord Amherst of Hackney, and Basil Thomson. Volume I. 1901. Pages lxxxvi, 191 + 3 maps. 17 illustrations.
Four narratives, two of them by or attributed to Mendaña's companions, Hernando Gallego and Pedro Sarmiento. This and the following volume have continuous pagination.
2/8. The Discovery of the Solomon Islands ... . Volume II. 1901. Pages 195-482, 20 + 2 maps, 16 illustrations.
Three further narratives, including one by Gomez Catoira.
2/21. The Guanches of Tenerife / The Holy Image of Our Lady of Candelaria / and the Spanish Conquest and Settlement, by the Friar Alonso de Espinosa of the Order of Preachers. Translated and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction, by Sir Clements Markham, ... . 1907. Pages xxvi, 221 + 2 maps, 4 illustrations.
Written 1580-90, first published at Seville in 1594. The edition includes a bibliography of the Canary Islands, 1341-1907, pp. 187-203..
2/28. Early Spanish Voyages to the Strait of Magellan / Translated and Edited, with a Preface, Introduction and Notes, by Sir Clements Markham, K.C.B., Vice-President of the Hakluyt Society. 1911. Pages xii, 288 + 12 maps.
Narratives of the second voyage through the strait, commanded by the Comendador Loaysa and Sebastián del Cano, 1524-6, the third voyage, under the command of Simón de Alcazaba, 1534-5, and the reconnaissance by Bartolomé and Gonzalo de Nodal, 1618-19; with a fragment relating to the expedition sent by the bishop of Plasencia under Alonso de Camargo, 1539-41.
2/29. Book of the Knowledge of All the Kingdoms, Lands, and Lordships that are in the World, and the Arms and Devices of each Land and Lordship, or of the Kings and Lords who possess them. Written by a Spanish Franciscan in the Middle of the XIV Century. Published for the First Time / with Notes by Marcos Jiménez de la Espada, in 1877. Translated and Edited by Sir Clements Markham, ... . 1912. Pages xiii, 85, xxxvi + 20 illustrations.
2/34. New Light on Drake / A Collection of Documents relating to his Voyage of Circumnavigation, / 1577-1580. Translated and Edited by Zelia Nuttall / Illustrated by a Map and Plates. 1914. Pages lvi, 443, xxxvi + 3 maps, 14 illustrations.
Spanish official documents, depositions by prisoners, documents relating to Nuño da Silva, etc.
2/44. The Book of Duarte Barbosa. An Account of the Countries bordering on the Indian Ocean and their Inhabitants, Written by Duarte Barbosa, and Completed about the year 1518 A.D. Translated from the Portuguese Text First Published in 1812 A.D. by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Lisbon, in Vol. II of its Collection of Documents regarding the History and Geography of the Nations beyond the Seas, and Edited and Annotated by Mansel Longworth Dames, Indian Civil Service (Retired); Vice-President Royal Asiatic Society and Royal Anthropological Institute; F.R.N.S., M.F.S. Vol I. Including the Coasts of East Africa, Arabia, Persia and Western India as far as the Kingdom of Vijayanagar. 1918. Pages lxxxv, 238, xxxix + 2 maps.
With a translation of chapter 2, the history of Rander, from Narmashankar's 'Principal events of Surat'. Continued in 49 below.
2/49. The Book of Duarte Barbosa ... . Volume II. Including the Coasts of Malabar, Eastern India, Further India, China, and the Indian Archipelago. 1921. Pages xxxi, 286, xlii + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
Continued from Second Series 44 above. With translated extracts from João de Barros, Decadas de Asia.
2/62. Spanish Documents concerning English Voyages to the Caribbean 1527-1568 / Selected from the Archives of the Indies at Seville / by Irene A. Wright, B.A., F.R.Hist.S., Fellow of the Dutch Royal Historical Society, UItrecht. 1929 (1928). Pages x, 167, xlvii + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
In English translation. For further documents, see 71, 99 and 111 below.
2/65. Select Documents illustrating the Four Voyages of Columbus / Including those contained in R. H. Major's Select Letters of Christopher Columbus / Translated and Edited / With Additional Material, an Introduction, and Notes / by Cecil Jane / Vol. I: The First and Second Voyages. 1930 (1929). Pages clv, 188 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.
Enlarges on First Series 43 (1870). Continued in 70 below.
2/67. The Travels of John Sanderson in the Levant / 1584-1602 / With his Autobiography and Selections from his Correspondence / Edited by Sir William Foster, C.I.E. 1931 (1930). Pages xliv, 322 + 3 maps, 5 illustrations.
2/69. A Brief Summe of Geographie / by Roger Barlow / Edited with an Introduction and Notes / by E. G. R. Taylor, D.Sc., F.R.G.S. 1932 (1931). Pages lvi, 210 + 1 map, 3 illustrations.
Transcript of the manuscript dedicated to Henry VIII, with a pedigree of Barlow.
2/70. Select Documents illustrating the Four Voyages of Columbus ... . Vol. II: The Third and Fourth Voyages. With a Supplementary Introduction by E. G. R. Taylor. 1933 (1932). Pages lxxxix, 164 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.
Continued from Second Series 65 above.
2/71. Documents concerning English Voyages to the Spanish Main / 1569-1580 / I Spanish Documents selected from the Archives of the Indies at Seville / II English Accounts / Sir Francis Drake revived, and Others Reprinted / By Irene A. Wright, ... , Comendadora, Order of Afonso XII, ... . 1932. Pages lxiv, 348 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
2/76. The Original Writings & Correspondence of the Two Richard Hakluyts / With an Introduction and Notes by E. G. R. Taylor, ... , Professor of Geography, University of London. 1935. Volume I. Pages xiv, 210 + 2 maps, 4 illustrations.
The main pagination of this and the following volume is continuous.
2/77. The Original Writings ... of the Two Richard Hakluyts ... . Volume II. 1935. Pages xii, 211-516.
2/85. The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to Brazil and the East Indies / 1591-1603 / A new edition / with Introduction and Notes / by Sir William Foster, ... / 1940. Pages xl, 178 + 3 maps, 3 illustrations.
Previous edition First Series 56 (1877) above. Contains three additional narratives and other documents and omits certain supplementary matter.
2/99. Further English Voyages to Spanish America / 1583-1594 / Documents from the
Archives of the Indies at Seville illustrating English Voyages to the Caribbean, the
Spanish Main, Florida, and Virginia / Translated and Edited by Irene A. Wright, .... ,
Gold Medallist of the Society of Women Geographers of America / 1951 (1949). Pages xciii,
314 + 8 maps.
2/100. The Red Sea and adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century / As described by Joseph Pitts / William Daniel / and Charles Jacques Poncet / Edited by Sir William Foster, ... / 1949. Pages xl, 192 + 2 maps, 1 illustration.
With additional documents. The first narrative is from Pitts' Religion and Manners of the Mahometans (3rd Edition, 1731); Daniel's journal was printed in 1702, Poncet's in 1709.
2/103. The Historie of Travell into Virginia Britania (1612) / by William Strachey, gent. Edited by Louis B. Wright and Virginia Freund. 1953 (1951). Pages xxxii, 221 + 3 maps, 1 illustration.
Transcript of the Princeton MS, with Strachey's vocabulary of an Algonkian dialect and an essay on the same by James A. Geary.
2/104. The Roanoke Voyages / 1584-1590 / Documents to illustrate / the English Voyages to North America / under the Patent granted / to Walter Raleigh / in 1584 / Edited by David Beers Quinn / Professor of History in the University College of Swansea / (University of Wales) Volume I. 1955 (1952). Pages xxxv, 496 + 6 maps, 2 illustrations.
Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form. This volume takes the narrative to January 1586/7 and includes a descriptive list of John White's drawings of the first colony; the narrative is continued to 1590 and later in the following volume, with which the main pagination is continuous.
2/105. The Roanoke Voyages ... . Volume II. 1955 (1952). Pages vi, 497-1004 + 2 maps, 2 illustrations.
Appended is an article on the language of the Carolina Algonkian tribes by James A. Geary, with a word-list; a chapter on the archaeology of the Roanoke settlements; a detailed account of the MS and printed sources; and (in pocket) a map of Ralegh's Virginia. Incorrectly numbered 104 on half-title.
2/106. South China in the Sixteenth Century / Being the narratives of Galeote Pereira / Fr. Gaspar da Cruz, O.P. / Fr. Martin de Rada, O.E.S.A. / (1550-1575) / Edited by C. R. Boxer, ... / 1953. Pages xci, 388 + 10 maps, 10 illustrations.
Translations, the first based largely on that in Richard Willes, History of Travayle in the West and East Indies (1577), the second derived from Purchas his Pilgrimes (1624), the third by the editor from three sixteenth-century Spanish versions. With appendices on various matters, including a Chinese glossary and a table of Chinese dynasties and emperors.
2/110. The Travels of Ibn Battuta / A.D. 1325-1354 / Translated with revisions and notes, from the Arabic Text Edited by C. Defrémery and B. R. Sanguinetti / by H. A. R. Gibb / Volume I. Cambridge, 1958 (1956). Pages xvii, 269 + 4 maps, 3 illustrations.
Covers travels in North-West Africa, Egypt, Syria, and to Mecca. Continued in 117, 141, and 178 below (and the final volume to follow). The main pagination of all the volumes is continuous.
2/111. English Privateering Voyages to the West Indies / 1588-1595 / Documents relating to English voyages to the West Indies, from the defeat of the Armada to the last voyage of Sir Francis Drake, including Spanish documents contributed by Irene A. Wright / Edited by Kenneth R. Andrews / Cambridge, 1959 (1956). Pages xxvii, 421 + 6 maps, 3 illustrations.
Documents, some summarized entirely or in part, relating to twenty-five voyages, drawn mainly from the records of the High Court of Admiralty, with selections from narratives printed by Hakluyt and from a quantity of translations by I. A. Wright of originals (1593-5) in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville intended for a further volume on English West Indies Voyages (see Second Series 66, 71 and 99 above). The Introduction gives an account of the Court itself and of privateering during the Spanish war and in the West Indies.
2/112. The Tragic History of the Sea / 1589-1622 / Narratives of the shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen São Thomé (1589), Santo Alberto (1593), São João Baptista (1622) and the journeys of the survivors in South East Africa. Edited from the original Portuguese by C. R. Boxer, Camoens Professor of Portuguese, University of London, King's College / Cambridge, 1959 (1957). Pages xiv, 297 + 9 maps, 7 illustrations.
The narratives by Diogo do Couto, João Baptista Lavanha and Francisco Vaz d'Almada, translated from the original editions of accounts which were subsequently included in the História Trágico-Marítima edited by Bernardo Gomes de Brito at Lisbon in 1735-6. The introduction and appendices discuss the 'Carreira da Índia'. For a further selection from the same source, see 132 below.
2/113. The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton / 1582-1583 / Narratives & Documents Edited by E. G. R. Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Geography in the University of London. Cambridge, 1959 (1957). Pages lvii, 333 + 9 maps, 12 illustrations.
Transcripts of certain surviving records of the voyage for Cathay sponsored by the Privy Council and intended to establish the first English trading base in the Far East. Includes Fenton's own sea journal and extracts from the official narrative of Richard Madox, for which see 147 below.
2/117. The Travels of Ibn Battuta ... / Volume II. Cambridge, 1962 (1959). Pages xii, 271-537 + 5 maps, 1 illustration.
Continued from Second Series 110 above. Covering southern Persia, Iraq, southern Arabia, East Africa, the Persian Gulf, Asia Minor and South Russia.
2/120. The Cabot Voyages and Bristol Discovery under Henry VII / by James A. Williamson / with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton / Cambridge, 1962 (1961). Pages xvi, 332 + 18 maps, 2 illustrations.
Documents from English, Portuguese, and Spanish archives, transcribed or in translation, and from printed sources, relating to the Atlantic voyages out of Bristol between 1480 and 1508-9; including the voyages of John and Sebastian Cabot.
2/132. Further Selections from the Tragic History of the Sea / 1559-1565 / Narratives of the Shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen Aguia and Garça (1559), / São Paulo (1561) and the Misadventures of the Brazil-ship Santo Antonio (1565) / Translated and Edited from the Original Portuguese by C. R. Boxer / Cambridge, 1968 (1967). Pages x, 170 + 4 maps, 11 illustrations.
The narratives of Diogo do Couto, Henrique Dias and Afonso Luis. For a previous selection from the same source, see Second Series 112 above.
2/136. The Jamestown Voyages under the First Charter / 1606-1609. Documents relating to the Foundation of Jamestown and the History of the Jamestown Colony up to the Departure of Captain John Smith, last President of the Council in Virginia under the First Charter, early in October, 1609 / Edited by Philip L. Barbour / Volume I. Cambridge, 1969. Pages xxviii, 247 + 6 maps, 2 illustrations.
Includes a combined list of names of the original planters up to about 1 October 1608. The main pagination of this and the following volume is continuous.
2/137. The Jamestown Voyages ... / Volume II. Cambridge, 1969. Pages viii, 249-524.
2/141. The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A.D. 1325-1354 ... / Volume III. Cambridge, 1971. Pages xii, 539-772 + 3 maps, 5 illustrations.
Continued from Second Series 117 above. Covering Turkestan, Khurasan, Sind, north-western India and Delhi, including an account of the reign of Sultan Muhammad ibn Tughluq.
2/142. The Last Voyage of Drake & Hawkins / Edited by Kenneth R. Andrews / Cambridge, 1972. Pages xiv, 283 + 4 maps, 8 illustrations.
Transcripts or translations of documents, mainly from manuscripts and including many from the archives at Seville. With an appendix on the art of navigation in the age of Drake, by D. W. Waters.
2/147. An Elizabethan in 1582 / The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls / [Edited] by Elizabeth Story Donno / 1976 (1976, slip corrects to 1974). Pages xvi, 365 + 5 maps, 13 illustrations.
Completes publication of the diaries of the two chaplains on the Fenton expedition intended for Cathay, replacing the extracts from one diary in Second Series 113 above. The localities mainly described are Sierra Leone and Brazil.
2/148. Sir Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage / 1585-86 / Edited by Mary Frear Keeler / 1981 (1975). Pages xiv, 358 + 3 maps, 11 illustrations.
Documents published and unpublished, particularly journals kept aboard the ships, including the newly-discovered Leicester journal, with drawings of episodes made by the voyage's artist.
2/151. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea / by an unknown author / With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea' / Translated and edited by G. W. B. Huntingford. 1980 (1976). Pages xiv, 225 + 11 maps, 10 illustrations.
A trader's guide to the Red Sea and neighbouring Indian Ocean coasts, anonymous, written probably between 95 and 130 A.D.: here in translation. Appendices discuss the topography, the history and contemporary commerce of the area, and other matters. For a fuller edition of Agatharkhides, see 172 below.
2/161. The English New England Voyages / 1602-1608 / Edited by David B. Quinn and Alison M. Quinn / 1983. Pages xxiv, 580 + 20 maps, 16 illustrations.
Documents published and unpublished, with appendices, including one on maps of New England 1606-1610, and one (by Philip L. Barbour) on an early vocabulary of an Algonkian language.
2/171. English and Irish Settlement on the River Amazon / 1550-1646 / Edited by Joyce Lorimer / 1989. Pages xxvi, 499 + 10 maps.
Documents, many from manuscripts in English, Irish, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese archives.
2/172. Agatharchides of Cnidus / On the Erythraean Sea / Translated and edited by Stanley M. Burstein / 1990. Pages xi, 202 + 1 map.
Written 'sometime before 100 B.C.' and thought to have been an appenidx to a larger historical work not extant. A translation of the abridgements found in later Greek writers. Completes the extracts in Second Series 151 above.
2/178. The Travels of Ibn Battuta / A.D. 1325-1354 ... / Volume IV / The translation completed with annotations by C. F. Beckingham / 1994. Pages xvi, 773-983 + 5 illustrations.
Continued from Second Series 141 above. Covering South India, South-East Asia, China, Morocco, Spain and West Africa.
Extra [1-12] The Principal / Navigations Voyages / Traffiques & Discoveries / of the English Nation / Made by Sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any Time within the Compasse of these 1600 Yeeres / By Richard Hakluyt / Preacher, and sometime Student of Christ-Church in Oxford / 12 vols, I-III, 1903; IV-XI, 1904; XII, 1905.
Reprint of the 1598-1600 edition, slightly modified in spelling, with contemporary maps, plans and charts in facsimile and, in vol. XII, an essay by Walter Raleigh on the life and work of Hakluyt and a new index by Marie Michon and Elizabeth Carmont. Published by MacLehose, Glasgow, and without mention of the Hakluyt Society. A limited number of sets were taken over by the Society and bound in HS binding.
Extra  The Texts and Versions of John de Plano Carpini and William de Rubruquis / as printed for the first time by Hakluyt in 1598 / together with some shorter pieces. Edited by C. Raymond Beazley, M.A., F.R.G.S. / Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. 1903. Pages xx, 345.
A reprint of the texts and versions, Latin and English, and of shorter pieces, especially the voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan, which open Principal Navigations, with critical and explanatory commentary. The title-page does not mention the Extra Series.
Extra 38. The Journal of Christopher Columbus / Translated by Cecil Jane / revised and annotated by L. A. Vigneras / with an Appendix by R. A. Skelton / Ninety illustrations from prints and maps of the period / 1960. Pages xii, 227 + 16 maps, 74 illustrations.
A revision of Second Series 65 above. From the transcription by Cesare de Lollis and Julian Paz for the Raccolta Colombiana (1892). Includes Columbus's letter, February-March 1493, describing the results of his first voyage. The appendix is concerned with the cartography of the first voyage. Published by a commercial publisher, Anthony Blond & The Orion Press, and not in the standard Hakluyt Society binding. The Society took over a number of sets with a separate title page.
Extra 39a. The Principall Navigations / Voiages and Discoveries / of the English Nation / by Richard Hakluyt / Imprinted at London, 1589 / * [i.e. vol I] / A Photo-lithographic Facsimile with an Introduction by David Beers Quinn and Raleigh Ashlin Skelton and with a new Index by Alison Quinn / 1965. Pages lx, 501.
Hakluyt's preliminaries, map, first and second parts, and the editors' introduction. Pagination of this and the following volume is continuous.
Extra 39b. The Principall Navigations ... / ** [i.e. vol. II] / ... / 1965. Pages 506-975.
The 'Third and Last Part', including the unnumbered Drake leaves, the 'table alphabeticall', and the new index.
Extra 42. Ma Huan / Ying-Yai Sheng-Lang / 'The Overall Survey of the Ocean's Shores' /  / Translated from the Chinese Text Edited by Feng Ch'eng-Chün / with Introduction, Notes and Appendices by J. V. G. Mills, formerly Puisne Judge / Straits Settlement / 1970. Pages xix, 393 + 5 maps, 6 illustrations.
The fullest account of China's overseas expansion in the early fifteenth century. Appendices discuss various matters such as southern Asian place-names known to the Chinese in 1433, the Mao K'un map, four Chinese stellar diagrams, and the earliest European rutter of the voyage from Malacca to China.
Extra 45. A Particuler Discourse Concerning the Greate Necessitie and Manifolde Commodyties that are like to Growe to this Realm of Englande by the Westerne Discoueries lately Attempted, Written in the Yere 1584. By Richarde Hackluyt of Oxforde / Known as / Discourse of Western Planting / Edited by David B. Quinn and Alison M. Quinn / 1993. Pages xxxi, 229 + 69 half tone plates, 6 other illustrations.
Includes a facsimile of the manuscript and a line for line transcription, with a commentary, bibliography, and index, preceded by a general introduction.
C. R. Boxer, 'Some second thoughts on "The Tragic History of the Sea, 1550-1650"', 1978, pages 1-9 + 4 maps
C. F. Beckingham, 'Arabic texts and the Hakluyt Society', 1979, pages 1-13 + 1 illustration
G. V. Scammell, 'The great age of discovery, 1400-1650', 1981, pages 1-9
H. C. Porter, 'The Tudors and the North American Indians', 1983, pages 1-13
K. R. Andrews, 'The coastal profiles relating too Drake's last voyage', 1984, pages 10-11
Derek Howse, 'A buccaneer's atlas: Basil Ringrose's atlas of the Pacific coast of the Americas', 1989, pages 10-22 + 7 maps