Our world renowned travel department specialises in voyages to the Pacific & Australasia, the Near & Middle East (including the Ottoman Empire), the Arctic & Antarctic, the Far East, Africa, the Americas, India & Central Asia, and mountaineering. Our holdings include not only significant printed books and manuscripts but also prints, paintings, maps, ephemera and photographic material.
The travel department issues catalogues and electronic lists throughout the year, some more so than others. We take great pride in dealing with clients on an individual basis, working closely to develop collections.
ROGERS Captain Woodes (1718)
A Cruising Voyage round the World: First to the South-Sea, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good-Hope. Begun in 1708 and finished in 1711. Containing a Journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularity of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulca Ship, and other Prizes: An account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone for Years and four Months in an island; and a brief description of several Countries in our Course noted for trade, especially in the South-Sea. With maps of all the Coast, from the best Spanish Manuscript Draughts. And an Introduction relating to the South-Sea TradeEnquire
PITTS Joseph (1731)
A Faithful Account of the Religion and manners of the Mahometans. In which is a particular relation of their pilgrimage to Mecca, the place of Mahomet's birth, and a Description of Medina, and of his Tomb there: As likewise of Algier, and the Country adjacent; and of Alexandria, Grand Cairo &c. With an account of the Author's being taken captive; the Turks Cruelty to him, and of his escapeEnquire