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Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth: Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1996: With a Complete List of the Society's Publications by R. C.  Bridges; P. E. H. Hair - First Edition - June 1996 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000324)

Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth: Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1996: With a Complete List of the Society's Publications

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Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth: Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1996: With a Complete List of the Society's Publications

by R. C. Bridges; P. E. H. Hair

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London: Hakluyt Society. June 1996. First Edition. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, vol. 183. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of the sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in a Near Fine jacket. Rubbing and edgewear to jacket. pp. xi + 336. 30 plates.

A special volume of essays to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Hakluyt Society, with a full listing and index of Hakluyt Society publications 18 47-1995. Contents: P.E.H. Hair, "The Hakluyt Society: from Past to Future"; R.C. Bridges, "William Desborough Cooley and the Foundation of the Hakluyt Society"; Tony Campbell, "R.H. Major and the British Museum"; R.J. Bingle, "Henry Yule: India and Cathay"; Ann Savours, "Clements Markham: longest serving Officer, most prolific Edit or"; C.F. Beckingham, "William Foster and the Records of the India Office"; D.B. Quinn, "R.A. Skelton of the Map Room"; Michael Strachan, "Esmond S. de Beer: Scholar and Benefactor"; and R.C. Bridges and P.E.H. Hair, "The Hakluyt Society and World History".

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000324
Title
Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth: Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1996: With a Complete List of the Society's Publications
Author
R. C. Bridges; P. E. H. Hair
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0904180441
ISBN 13
9780904180442
Publisher
Hakluyt Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
June 1996
Keywords
William Desborough , R. H. Major, Henry Yule, Clements Markham, William Foster, R. A. Skelton, Esmond S. de Beer, Hakluyt Society, History, Bibliography, Biography, Map Library, British Library, Discoveries in geog
Bookseller catalogs
Exploration, Expeditions, and Discoveries; History; Hakluyt Society; Asia; Britain;
Size
8vo

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