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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, preserved in the India Office. And the Voyage of Captain John Knight (1606), to seek the North-West Passage
London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1877. First edition. Cloth. Spine sunned, half inch square chip to head of spine, small institutional bookplate to front pastedown, owner's nautical bookplate opposite, rear hinge split but firm, leaves unopened (uncut), thus overall about very good. 8vo. Includes: Introduction; Narrative of the first voyage of Sir James Lancaster, by Edmund Barker, lieutenant; Narrative of the first voyage of Sir James Lancaster, by Henry May;The voyage of Captain James Lancaster to Pernambuco; The first voyage made to East India by Master James Lancaster (now knight) for the merchants of London, anno 1600; Abstracts (p. 108-301). The abstracts relate to the voyages of Keeling and Hawkins, Sharpie, Sir Henry Middleton, Thomas Love, Nicholas Downton, and Ralph Cross. With a calendar of ships' journals of the seventeenth century and a list of ships employed by the East India Company in the same period. Cole, Bermuda 14. Cox I: 312-3. Oaten 264.
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