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Hans Staden: The true history of his captivity, 1557

by Staden, Hans; translated and edited by Malcolm Letts with an introduction and notes

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Published
1929
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New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929. Hardcover. xx, 191p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, illus. with reproductions of woodcuts, corners worn, spine dimmed, ex-library with remains of card pocket on front paste-down endpaper. No dj. The Argonaut Series. Staden was captured by the Tupinambá people of Brazil, who he claimed practiced cannibalism.
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image of Great-Britain's Coasting Pilot: In Two Parts, Being a New and Exact Survey of the Sea-Coast of England and Scotland from the River of Thames to the Westward and Northward, with the Islands of Scilly, and from thence to Carlisle Likewise the Islands of Orkney and Shetland. Describing all the Harbours, Rivers, Bays, Roads, Rocks, Sands, Buoys, Beacons, Sea-Marks, Depths of Water, Latitude, Bearings and Distances from Place to Place; the Setting and Flowing of Tides; with Directions for the knowing of any Place, and how to Harbour a Ship in the same with Safety

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London: The Sudbrook Press, 1964. Hardcover. 26 pages of text and 47 charts and maps, many of them folded. 9,5x14 inches. A facsimile reproduction of Captain Collins own logs originally published in 1693. Very good. Dust jacket (with a facsimile of the original title page) is lightly soiled, else very good. Cardboard slipcase bit soiled and worn.
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image of China on Paper European and Chinese Works from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century

China on Paper European and Chinese Works from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century

by Reed, Marcia, and Demattè, Paola (editors

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Published
2007
ISBN
9780892368693
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Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2007. Hardcover. ix, 235p., 9x11 inches, orange boards, color illustrations throughout, very good in an illustrated, slightly worn dust jacket.
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The Early History of the Levant Company

by Epstein, Mortimer

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Published
1968
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New York: Augustus M. Kelly Publishers, 1968. Hardcover. x, 270p, gilted cloath boards and spine, a facsimile reprint of the 1908 George Routledge & Sons edition, in very good condition. Reprints of Economic Classics. "The Levant Co. was founded under the reign of Elizabeth I to trade w/the Ottoman Empire
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The conquest of the river Plate

by Graham, R. B. Cunninghame

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Published
1924
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New York: Doubleday, Page, 1924. Hardcover. ix, 313pp., illustrations, folded map present at rear,Spine dulled and soiled, boards showing wear, top edge spotted/stained/foxed, else in good condition. No DJ.
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Journal of a Voyage to Siam, 1685-1686

by Choisy, Abbé de; translated and introduced by Michael Smithies

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Published
1993
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9789676530264
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Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1993. Hardcover. vi, 305, [1]p +[16]p. of plates., cloth-covered boards, very good condition in a lightly worn unclipped dj. Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints.
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image of Vision of China in the English Literature of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

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Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1999. 404p., very good paperback.
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image of English Map-Making, 1500-1650: Historical essays

English Map-Making, 1500-1650: Historical essays

by Tyacke, Sarah, editor

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780712300100
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London: The British Library, 1983. Hardcover. 125p. + [48]p., of plates, cloth-covered boards, 9x11 inches, very good condition in dj with a sunned spine panel.
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image of Instructions for Forreine Travell, 1642: collated with the second edition of 1650

Instructions for Forreine Travell, 1642: collated with the second edition of 1650

by Howell, James; edited by Edward Arber

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Published
1903
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Westminster: A. Constable and Co, 1903. Hardcover. 88p., thin cloth-covered boards, 4.25x6.75 inches, corners bumped, two splash stains on front board, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and penned name on free front endpaper, offsetting to free front endpaper else very good facsimile reprint. English Reprints.
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image of Histoire de la Mission d'Amboine, 1546-1605: despuis sa fondation par Saint François Xavier jusqu'a sa destruction par la Compagnie Neerlandaise des Indes Orientales

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Louvain, Belgium: Museum Lessianum, 1934. Paperback. 238p. + [1]p. of plates, two fold-out maps, wraps, 6x9.25 inches, wraps worn and toned, sticker on front wrap, neatly ex-library with ownership stamp on half-title and copyright page else good condition. Text in French. Museum Lessianum-Section Missiologique, No. 19. The mission was on Amboine, a small island in Indonesia.
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image of European Travellers in India: during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the evidence afforded by them with respect to Indian social institutions,_the nature_influence of Indian governments

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New York: AMS Press, 1971. Hardcover. xiv, 274p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7 inches, very good facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1909.
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Fidalgos in the Far East, 1550-1770

by Boxer, C.R.

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Published
1968
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Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1968. Hardcover. xii, 298p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x10 inches, illus., very good condition in a worn and sunned dj. Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints.
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image of A Jacobean Journal: Being a Record of those Things Most Talked of during the Years 1603-1606

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London: George Routledge and Sons, 1946. Hardcover. xii, 406p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers from dj else very good condition in an edgeworn and priceclipped dj. Later printing, revised.
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image of A Voyage to Surat in the Year 1689

A Voyage to Surat in the Year 1689

by Ovington, J.; edited by H.G. Rawlinson, M.A.

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Published
1929
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London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1929. Hardcover. xx, 313p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7.25 inches, illus., very good condition. No dj.
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image of George Sandys, Poet-Adventurer: A Study in Anglo-American Culture in the Seventeenth Century

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London: The Bodley Head, 1955. Hardcover. 320p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Sandys, corners bumped else very good first edition. No dj.
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image of The Humanist as Traveler: George Sandys's Relation of a Journey begun An. Dom. 1610

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Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1986. Hardcover. 159p., cloth-covered boards, illus. with one illustration of title page from the first edition of "Relation of a Journey" and one map, very good condition in a worn, sunned, and unclipped dj.
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image of The Journal of Robert Stodart: Being an account of his experiences as a member of Sir Dodmore Cotton's Mission in Persia in 1628-29.  Published from the unique manuscript preserved in the Bodleian Library

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London: Luzac & Co, 1935. Hardcover. 128p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7.25 inches, map frontispiece, previous owner's name penned on ffep, half-title and title page lightly foxed else very good condition. No dj.
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image of A Life of John Davis, the Navigator, 1550-1605, Discoverer of Davis Straits

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London: George Philip & Son, 1889. Hardcover. vi, 301p. + [10]p. of ads, cloth-covered boards, 5x7.75 inches, frontispiece illustration of Davis with other explorers, illus., four fold-out maps, corners bumped, boards lightly edgeworn, endpapers and first and last few pages lightly foxed else good condition. The World's Great Explorers and Explorations.
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image of Travels into Spain: Being the ingenious and diverting letters of the Lady ______ travels into Spain.  Translated in the year of its publication from Relation du Voyage d'Espagne and now published with an introduction and notes by R. Foulché-Delbosc

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. lxxxv, 447p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Madame D'Aulnoy, corners bumped, previous owner's ownership label on front pastedown endpaper else very good condition. No jacket. First published in 1691. Broadway Travellers.
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The Great Tom Fuller

by Lyman, Dean B.

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Published
1935
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1935. Hardcover. xii, 198p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, frontispiece portrait of Fuller, small ink stain on front board, offsetting to both free endpapers else very good condition. No dj. On the 17th century English historian and writer.
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