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to the Arctic Regions (1594, '95, and '96),
by Gerrit de Veer. Second Edition, with
an Introduction, by Lieutenant Koolemans
Beyrien. Map and plates. 8 r876


The Commentaries of the Great Afonso
Dallxxjuerque. Vol.2. Map ami plates.
8 1877



Hakluyt Soc. Publ. continued.

The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster, Kt. ,
to the East Indies, with Abstracts of
Journals of Voyages to the East Indies
during the Seventeenth Century, pre-
served in the India Office ; and the
Voyage of Capt. John Knight (1606) to
seek the North-West Passage. Edited
by Clements R. Markham. 8 1877


The Hawkins' Voyages during the Reigns
of Henry VIII., Queen Elizabeth, and
James I. Edited, with an Introduction,
by Clements R. Markham. Portrait.
8 1878


The Bondage and Travels of Johann
Schiltberger, a native of Bavaria, in
Europe, Asia, and Africa, 1396-1427.
Translated from the Heidelberg MS.
edited in 1859 by Professor Karl
Friedrich Neumann, by Commander J.
Buchan Telfer ; with Notes by Professor
P. Brunn ; and a Preface, Introduction,
and Notes by the Translator and Editor.
Map. 8 1879


The Voyages and Works of John Davis
the Navigator. Edited, with an Intro-
duction and Notes, by Albert Hastings
Markham. Map, &"c. 1880

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.
[In cover.] 1880


The Natural and Moral History of the
Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta.
Reprinted from the English translated
edition of Edward Grimston, 1604, and
edited, with Notes and an Introduction,
by Clements R. Markham. Vol. I.
The Natural History (Books I, 2, 3,
and 4). Issued with this work is also
a " Map of Peru ; to illustrate the
Travels of Cieza de Leon, in 1532-50;
the Royal Commentaries of Garcilasso de
la Vega (1609); and the Natural and
Moral History of the Indies, by Father
Joseph de Acosta (1608)." 8 1880


The Natural and Moral History of the
Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta.
Edited by Clements R. Markham. Vol.
2. The Moral History (Books 5, 6,
and 7). 8 1880


The Commentaries of the Great Afonso
Dalboquerque. Vol. 3. Maps and por-
traits. 8 1880

Hakluyt Soc. Publ. continued.

The Voyages of William Baffin, 1612-22.

Edited, with Notes and an Introduction,

by Clements R. Markham. Maps and

frontispiece. 8 1881


Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to
Abyssinia during the years 1520-27. By
Father Francisco Alvarez. Translated
from the Portuguese, and edited, with
Notes and an Introduction, by Lord
Stanley of Alderley. Map. 8 1881


The Historye of the Bermudaes or Summer
Islands. Edited, from a MS. in the
Sloane Collection, British Museum, by
General Sir J. Henry Lefroy. Map,
plate, and portraits. 8 1882

VOLUMES 66 and 67.

Diary of Richard Cooks, Cape-Merchant
in the English Factory in Japan, 1615-22,
with Correspondence. Edited by Edward
Maunde Thompson. 2 vols. 8 1883


The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru.
By Pedro de Cieza de Leon. Translated
and Edited, with Notes and an Intro-
duction, by Clements R. Markham. 8



The Commentaries of the Great Afonso
Dallxjquerque. Vol. 4. Plates. 8 1884

VOLUMES 70 and 71.

The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Lin-
schoten to the East Indies. From the
Old English Translation of 1598. The
First Book, containing his Description
of the East. Edited, the first volume by
the late Arthur Coke Burnell, Ph.D.,
the second volume by Mr P. A. Tiele.
2 vols. Frontispiece. 8 1885

VOLUMES 72 and 73.

Early Voyages and Travels to Russia
and Persia, by Anthony Jenkinson, and
other Englishmen ; with some Account
of the P'irst Intercourse of the English
with Russia and Central Asia by way of
the Caspian Sea. Edited by E. Delmar
Morgan and C. H. Coote. 2 vols.
Maps, frontispiece, &c. 8 1886


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 ( 1681-87).
Transcribed for the press, with Intro-
ductory Notes, &c. , by R. Barlow, Esq.,
and illustrated by copious extracts from
Unpublished Records, &c. , by Colonel
Henry Yule. Vol. i. The Diary, with
Index. 8 1887



Hakluyt Soc. Publ. continued.

The same. Vol. 2. Containing Notices
regarding Sir William Hedges, Docu-
mentary Memoirs of Job Charnock, and
other Biographical and Miscellaneous
Illustrations of the Time in India.
Portraits. 8 1888


The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval
to the East Indies, the Maldives, the
Moluccas, and Brazil. Translated into
English from the Third French Edition
of 1619, and edited, with Notes, by
Albert Gray, assisted by H. C. P. Bell.
Vol. I. Map and illustrations. 8 1887


The same. Vol. 2. Part I. Illustra-
tions 8 ..'.._ 1888

Diary of W. Hedges. Vol. 3. Contain-
ing Documentary Contributions to a
Biography of Thomas Pitt, Governor of
Fort St George ; with Collections on the
Early History of the Company's Settle-
ment in Bengal, and on Early Charts and
Topography of the Hugli River. Map
and portraits. 8 1889


Tractatus de Globis et eorum usu. A
Treatise descriptive of the Globes con-
structed by Emery Molyneux, and
published in 1592. By Robert Hues.
Edited, with Annotated Indices and an
Introduction, by Clements R. Markham.
Map ami frontispiece. 8 1889


The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval

to the East Indies, the Maldives, the

Moluccas, and Brazil. Vol. 2. Part 2.

Charts and plates. 8 1890


The Conquest of the River Plate (1535*
!555)- I- Voyage of Ulrich Schmidt to
the Rivers la Plata and Paraguai, from
the Original German Edition, 1567.
2. The Commentaries of Alvar Nunez
Cabeza de Vaca, from the Original
Spanish Edition, 1855. With Notes and
Introduction by Luis S. Dominguez.
Map. 8 1891

VOLUMES 82 and 83.

The Voyage of Fra^ois Leguat of Bresse
to Rodriguez, Mauritius, Java, and the
Cape of Good Hope. Transcribed from
the First English Edition. Edited and
Annotated by Captain Pasfield Oliver.
2 vols. 8 1891

VOLUMES 84 and 85.

The Travels of Pietro Delia Valle in
India, from the Old English Translation
of 1664 by G. Havers. Edited, with a

Hakluyt Soc. Publ., Vol. %^contd.
Life of the Author, and Introduction and
Notes, by Edward Grey. 2 vols. 8 1892


The Journal of Christopher Columbus
(during his First Voyage, 1492-93), and
Documents relating to the Voyages of
Gaspar Corte Real. Translated, with
Notes and an Introduction, by C. R.
Markham. Facsimile maps. 8 1893


Early Voyages and Travels in the Le-
vant. I. The Diary of Master Thomas
Dallam, 1599-1600. 2. Extracts from
the Diaries of Dr John Covel, 1670-79.
Edited, with an Introduction and Notes,
by J. Theodore Bent. Portrait. 8 1893

Harris, John. Naviganlium atque Itiner-
antium Bibliotheca ; or, a Compleat
Collection of Voyages and Travels, con-
sisting of above four hundred of the most
Authentick Waiters ; beginning with
Hackluit, Purchass, &c. , in English ;
Ramusio in Italian; Thevenot, &c., in
French ; De Bry, and Grynsei Novus
Orbis, in Latin ; the Dutch East India
Company, in Dutch ; and continued with
others of note, &c. 2 vols. Maps, por-
traits, and plates. Folio 1705

Another edition of the same, consisting

of above 600 of the most Authentic
Writers, beginning with Hackluit, Pur-
chass, &c. , in English ; Ramusio, Alaman-
dini, Carreri, &c., in Italian ; Thevenot,
Renaudot, Labat, &c., in French; De
Brye, Grynseus, Maffeus, &c., in Latin;
Herrera, Oviedo, Coreal,&c., in Spanish ;
and the Voyages under the Direction of
the East-India Company in Holland, in
Dutch ; together with such other His-
tories, Voyages, Travels, or Discoveries,
as are in general esteem ; containing
whatever has been observed worthy of
notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and
America ; in respect to the extent and
situation of Empires, Kingdoms, Pro-
vinces, &c. , with an Introduction, com-
prehending the Rise and Progress of the
Art of Navigation, and its successive
improvements, together with the Inven-
tion of the Loadstone, and its Variation.
Carefully revised, with large additions,
and continued down to the present time ;
including Particular Accounts of the
Manufactures and Commerce of each
Country. 2 vols. in 4. Maps, portraits,
and plates. Folio London, 1744-48

C O N T E N T S.

VOLUME i [a].

The History of the Circumnavigators:

The superiority of the Moderns over

the Ancients in the Art of Navigation



Harris, Vol. i continued.
explained, and the causes of that
superiority assigned.

Columbus, Christopher. Voyages, 1493-

Magtianes, or Magellan, Ferdinand. Voy-
age from the South Seas to the East
Indies, 1519-22.

Drake, Sir Francis. Voyage round the
Globe, 1577-80.

Candish, or Cavendish, Sir Thomas. Voy-
age round the World, 1585-88.

Van Noort, Oliver. Voyage (the first at-
tempted by the Dutch) round the World,

Weert, Capt. Selxild de. Remarkable Voy-
age to the South Seas and the Streights
of Magellan, 1598-1600.

Spilbergen, George. Voyage round the
World, 1614-17.

Schouten, W. C. , and Jacques le Maire.
Remarkable Voyage round the World by
a New Passage into the South Seas,

Quiros, Don Pedro F. de. Voyage for
the Discovery of the Southern Conti-
nental Islands, about 1 600.

Hermite, Jacques le. Voyage of the Nassau
Fleet round the Globe, 1623-26.

Cowley, Capt. Voyage round the World,

Dampier, Capt. William. First Voyage
round the World, collected from his own
Account, 1683-91.

Voyage to New Holland and New

Guiney, from his own Account, 1699-

Funnell, William. Voyage round the
World, 1703-6.

Rogers, Capt. Woodes, and Capt. S.
Courtney. Voyage round the World,

Clipperton, Capt. John. Voyage round
the World, 1719-22.

Shelvocke, Capt. George. Voyage round
the World, 1719-22.

Betagh, Capt. Observations on the Coun-
try of Peru and its Inhabitants during his
Captivity, 1720.

Roggewein, Comm. Account of his Ex-
pedition, with three Ships, for the Dis-
covery of Southern Lands, 1721-33.

Pelsart, Capt. Francis. Voyage and Ship-
wreck of, on the Coast of New Hol-
land, and his succeeding Adventures,

Tasman, Capt. Abel Jansen. Voyage for
the Discovery of Southern Countries,

Anson, Comm. Account of the Expedi-
tion of, round the World, 1740-44.

The Discovery, Settlement, and Com-
merce of the East Indies :
The History of India in the Earliest Ages.

Harris, Vol. i [a} continued.

The History of this Commerce in the
hands of the Idumeans, Israelites, Ty-
rians, &c., with some Account of its

Of the Indian Commerce under the Per-
sian Empire.

An Exact Account of Alexander's Con-
quest of the Persian Empire, and more
particularly of his Indian Expedition, and
the Consequences he intended to have
drawn from thence.

Nearchus. Voyage from the Mouth of the
River Indus up the Persian Gulph, for
the Discovery of the Coasts and their

The History of the Seleucidae, Kings of
of Syria, who were the immediate pos-
sessors of Alexander's Indian Conquests.

The History of the Greek Empire in
Egypt, under the Ptolemies ; the Estab-
lishment of the Indian Commerce at
Alexandria, and the Consequences of
that establishment, to the Reduction of
Egypt into a Province by the Romans.

The History of the Indian Trade, as car-
ried on through Egypt by the Red Sea,
under the Romans, the Manner of its
Establishment, the Profits drawn there-
from, and the Discoveries made in con-
sequence of this Commerce.

An Account of the Affairs of Egypt, and
of the Commerce carried on by the
Romans through that country to the East,
till the Seat of the Empire was trans-
ferred from Rome to Constantinople.

An Account of the Religion, Government,
Laws, Customs, and Manners of the
Indians, as they are recorded in the
Works of ancient Authors.

The Learning, Discipline, Office, Manner
of Living, and Privileges of the Brach-
mans, including an Account of their
peculiar Doctrines in Theology.

Of the Land Animals in the East Indies,
as described by antient Authors, com-
pared with modern Authors.

An Account of the most remarkable Fish
and Fowl in the East Indies, as described
by ancient and modern Authors.

VOLUME i [].

An Account of the Descriptions left us by
the Ancients of the Eastern and Northern
Parts of the Indies, the notions they had
of their Riches, with Enquiry into the
Reasons which hindered the extending
their Discoveries on that side.

History of the Rise, Progress, and De-
cline of the Constantinopolitan Em-
pire, together with the Commerce of its
Subjects in the East ; also a brief Detail
of the Rise of the Arabian Empire, the



Harris, Vol. i [/>] continued.

Recovery of the Indian Commerce in
Egypt, and the Reviving the Trade of

An Account of the several Passages to
the Indies, both by Sea and Land, that
have been Attempted, Discovered, or
Practised by the Antients.

An Account of the Travels of Two Ma-
hommeclans through India and China
in the Ninth Century. Translated from
the Arabic by ihe Abbe Renaudot.

Benjamin, Rabbi, the son of Jonas of
Tudela. Travels through Europe, Asia,
and Africa, from Spain to China, 1160-
1173. From the Latin of Montanus.

Rubruquis, William de. The remarkable
Travels of, in the East, particularly into
Tartary and China, 1253.

Marco Polo. The curious and remark-
able Voyages and Travels of, in the
middle of the Xlllth century ; through
a great part of Asia, all the Dominions
of the Tartars, and home by sea through
the Islands of the East Indies.

History of the Empire of the Great Mo-
gul, from its foundation by Timur-Bec,
or Tamerlane, to the present time.

History of the Rise and Progress of the
Portuguese Empire in the East Indies ;
their Discoveries set forth in their natural
Order ; the form of their Government in
those parts explained ; the causes of the
Declension of their Power examined ;
and the present Posture of their Affairs
in this part of the World truly stated.

Pirard de Laval, Francis. Voyage to the
East Indies ; his Shipwreck amongst the
Maldives, and his copious Account of
that Archipelago, 1601-11.

Beaulieu, Comm. Augustin de. Expedi-
tion to the East Indies, containing a
curious Description of the Sea-Coasts and
Commerce, as also curious Observations
on the Manners of the People, and the
means of establishing Colonies among
them, 1619-22.

Mandelsloe, John Albert de. Remarks
and Observations made in his Passage
from the Kingdom of Persia through
several Countries of the Indies, 1638.

The remaining Voyages through the

Indies, including his Descriptions of
Countries, Historical Remarks upon
several Nations, and his Observations on
the Commerce of the Portuguese, English,
and Dutch at that time, 1639.

Tavernier, J. B. Account of the Com-
modities, Manufactures, and the Produce
of the several Countries of the East

An Account of the different Routes

to all the great Cities and chief Marts
in the Indies.

Harris, Vol. i \b~\ continued.

Tavernier, J. 13. Remarks and Obser-
vations in his Travels through the Indies,
together with his Account of the Dutch
Settlement, and of his Voyage on board a
Dutch Ship from Batavia to Europe.

Cunningham, James. Observations and
Remarks made during his Residence
on the Island of Chusan, on the Coast of
China, 1701.

Adams, William. Account of the Ad-
ventures of, who resided many years in
the Empire of Japan, 1609-31.

An Historical Account of the Intercourse
between the Inhabitants of Great Brit-
ain and the People in the East Indies,
containing likewise a Compleat History
of the East India Company from its
Erection under Queen Elizabeth, and
of the several Alterations that have been
made therein.

History of the Rise, Progress, and Estab-
lishment of the Dutch East India Com-

History of the French East India Com-
merce from its first Original, together
with a clear and concise Account of the
several Alterations it has undergone, and
a full and plain Description of its pre-
sent Circumstances at Home and Abroad,

History of the Rise, Progress, and Sup-
pression of the Imperial Company of
the Indies, established at Ostend by
the Emperor Charles V.

History of the Danish Commerce to the
East Indies, their Establishments there,
the Decay of the Old Company, and
the Motives which induced them to set
up a New One.

History of the Swedish East India Com-

VOLUME 2 [<*].

The Discovery, Settlement, and Com-
merce of the West Indies :

Of the Importance of the new-discovered
Continent of America, the nature of the
Discovery, the felicities attending it, the
advantages derived from thence to the
Art of Navigation, &c.

Columbus Chr. First Voyage, in which
he Discovered the Lucayan Islands,
and afterwards Cuba and Hispaniola,
which opened a Passage from Europe to
America, with his return to Spain,

Second Voyage, to the West Indies,

including an Account of all the Dis-
coveries made in that Voyage, 1493-96.

Third Voyage, to the West Indies,

in which he first saw the Continent
of America, 1498-1500.

Fourth Voyage : his Discoveries on

the Continent, and of the Islands in
America, 1502-5.



Harris, Vol. 2 [a] continued.

Cortes, Hernan. The History of the
several Discoveries, Settlements and
Conquests made by the Spaniards, in
the West Indies, after the Death of
Chr. Columbus.

Expedition for the Reduction of

New Spain, 1518.

The Progress of this Expedition from
the Time of the Spaniards embarking
for New Spain, to the first Message
sent by Cortes to Motezuma, Emperor
of Mexico, 1519.

The Continuation of the Expedition, his
Alliances with several Indian Nations,
his success in quelling various Seditions
in his own Army, and his preparations
for his March to Mexico by burning
his whole Fleet, 1519.

The History of the War of Tlascala,
from its breaking out to Cortes's con-
cluding a Peace with that Republic ;
and his taking them into the Con-
federacy against the Indian Emperor
Montezuma, 1519.

The March of the Spaniards to Mexico,
the Reception given to Cortes by
Montezuma, his Imprisonment and
other Transactions to the Time of his
ordering the Spaniards to quit his
Dominions, I5!9-

The History of Cortes's Expedition
continued to the Death of Montezuma,
and the Spaniards being forced to
abandon the City of Mexico, 1 520.

The Conclusion of Hernan Cortes's Ex-
pedition, including the History of the
remaining part of the War, to the
Reduction of the City and Empire of
Mexico, 1520-21.

The Discoveries made by the Spaniards in
the Province called Golden Castile ;
their first knowledge of the South Sea,
and their Establishment of Panama, by
which a Passage was opened to the
Discovery and Conquest of the Empire
of Peru, 1513-26.

Pizarro, Francis. The History of the
Discovery and Conquest of the Em-
pire of Peru, I5 2 4> together with
the Discovery of Chili, and the Con-
quest of that Country, 1535.

History of the Discovery, Settlement,
and Cultivation of Brazil by the Portu-
guese ; the Conquest of the greatest
part of that Country by the Dutch ;
the Recovery thereof by the Portu-
guese, and the vast advantages that
have accrued to them from this noble
Colony, 1500-1709.

The Discoveries and Settlements made
by the English in different parts of
America, from the Reign of Henry VII.
to the Close of the Reign of Queen
Elizabeth, 1495-1603.

Harris, Vol. 2 [a] continued.

The History of the Discoveries, Settle-
ments, and other Transactions of the
English Nation in America, from the
Accession of James I. to the Restora-
tion, 1603-60.

An Historical Account of the British
Settlements in America, from the Re-
storation of Charles II. to the Revolu-
tion, 1660-88.

The History of the British Colonies in
America, from the Revolution to the
Death of George I.

The History of the Rise, Progress, and
Present State of the Colony of Georgia,

History of the Discoveries, Settlements,
and Conquests of the French in
America, 1523-1713.

The Discoveries, Conquests, Settlements,
and Present State of the Dutch Colonies
in America, with an Account of the
Danish Settlement, 1642-1714.

Discoveries towards the North and
through most of the Countries of
Europe ;

History of the Countries lying round
the North Pole, their Climate, Soil,
and Produce : Greenland, Spitzbergen,
Mayen Island, Nova Zembla, Yedzo,
&c., 1585-1746.

Philosophical Motives for seeking a
Passage into the South Seas, by the
North-West, examined and explained,
together with the History of the At-
tempts made with that view, for the
space of 130 years.

James, Capt. Thomas. Voyage for the
Discovery of a Passage into the South
Seas, by the North-West, his winter-
ing in Charlton Island, and return to
England, 1631-33.

Middleton, Capt. Chr. Attempts made
for the Discovery of a Passage into the
South Seas, from Hudson's Bay, with
Orginal Papers by Dobbs, 1725-42.

Account of the Grounds upon which a
North-East Passage into the Sea of
Japon has been sought for ; the At-
tempts of the English and Dutch on
that side.

A Voyage to the North, containing an
Account of the Sea Coasts and Mines
of Norway, the Danish, Swedish, and
Muscovite Laplands ; Borandia, Siberia,
Samojedia, Zembla, and Iceland, with
some curious Remarks on the Nor-
wegians, Laplanders, Russians, Poles,
Circassians, Cossacks, and other
Nations ; extracted from the Journal
of a Gentleman employed by the
North-Sea Company at Copenhagen,
and from the Memoirs of a French


Harris, Vol. 2 [a] continued.

An Impartial Account of the Kingdom
of Sweden, with respect to its Climate,
Soil, and Produce, &c. , collected from
the Writings of an English Minister
residing there.

Molesworth and others. The Present
State of the Dominions of the Crown
of Denmark, and of its Subjects, in
respect to their Manners, Customs, &c.

Connor, Bernard. A Comprehensive
Account of the Kingdom of Poland,
the Situation, &c.

Beauplan, Mr. A Short Account of the
Ukrain, and of its Inhabitants the

VOLUME 2 [].

Misson, Maximilian. Travels through
part of Holland, the Spanish Low
Countries, Germany, Tyrol, and the
Bishoprick of Trent, on his way to
Italy, 1687-88.

Travels through a great part of

Italy, with Observations on the
Manners, Customs, &c., of the In-

Arrival at Rome, to his Departure

out of Italy.

Burnet, Bishop Gilbert. Travels through
Switzerland, part of Italy, some Pro-
vinces of Germany, and the Low
Countries, 1685-86.

Ray, John. Travels through the Low
Countries and Germany, towards Italy,

Travels through the Dominions of

the State of Venice, Lombardy, Tus-
cany, the Kingdom of Naples, the
Islands of Sicily and Malta, the
Ecclesiastical State, the Bishoprick of
Trent, the Country of the Grisons,
Switzerland, &c.

Willoughby, Francis. Travels through
Spain, 1664.

Travels through Portugal and Spain,
with a distinct Description of the
Principal Cities in both Kingdoms,
particularly Lisbon, Coimbra, Porto,
and Braga, Madrid, Valentia, Alicant,
&c. , by an English Gentleman, 1693.

Skippon, Sir Philip, and John Ray.
Travels through the l>est part of the
Kingdom of France, 1664.

Northleigh, John. Travels through
France, 1702.

Browne, Edward. Voyage from England
to Holland, with a Journey from thence,
by Land, through the Electorates of
Cologne, Treves, and Mentz, the
Lower and Upper Palatinate, Bavaria,
and Austria to, Vienna ; from thence
through Moravia, Bohemia and Saxony
to Hamburgh, 1668.

Harris, Vol. 2 [] continued.
Browne, Edward. Description of the
Noble Kingdom of Hungary, inter-
spersed with a Variety of Geographical,
Historical, Physical, &c., Remarks.

Travels through Hungary into

Thessaly ; a Description of the City of
Larissa, &c.

Journey from Vienna to Venice by

Land, with an Account of the Quick-
silver Mines in Friuli, including Ob-
servations in his Passages through
Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola.

Thevenot, John. Voyages and Travels
from Italy to Constantinople, 1655.

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