Title: The First Voyage Round the World by Magellan...
Publisher: London: The Hakluyt Society, 1874.
Publication Date: 1874
Translated From the accounts of Pigafetta, and Other Contemporary Writers. Accompanied by Original Documents, With Notes and an Introduction by Lord Stanley of Alderley. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society series No. LII. The Hakluyt Society was established in 1846 for the purpose of printing rare or unpublished voyages, travels and naval expeditions by those who first explored these unknown and distant regions. The majority of these illustrate the history of the great age of discovery which forms the foundation of modern history. Publications were distributed only to members of the Society. lx, 257 pp + xx (Appendix & Index). Frontispiece, & 4 other plates & 2 maps (1 folding). Contents: The Genoese Pilot's Account of Magellan's Voyage, Narrative of the Anonymous Portuguese, Pigafetta's Account of Magellan's Voyage, Pigafetta's Treatise on Navigation, Names of the First Circumnavigators, Magellan's Order of the Day in the Straits, Letter of Maximillian The Transylvan, Log-Book of Francisco Alvo or Alvaro, Account of the Trinity and her Crew, Account of the Mutiny in Port St. Julian and Gaspar Correa's Account of the Voyage, Cost of Magellan's Fleet. Some spots of foxing on prelims and in vicinity of plates in text. Yellow eps. Many pages unopened. Bound in blue cloth boards of the Hakluyt Society with gilt lettering on spine. Binding tight. Gilt vignette of the sailing ship 'Victoria' on front cover. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Boards bright. Spine somewhat darkened. Overall condition VG to VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 6361
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