Exploration accounts in translation

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Exploration accounts in translation

Tämä viestiketju on "uinuva" —viimeisin viesti on vanhempi kuin 90 päivää. Ryhmä "virkoaa", kun lähetät vastauksen.

Muokkaaja: tammikuu 21, 2007, 1:06pm

Looking at the tags at LT, I see that there are only a few people who collect the wonderful books The Hakluyt Society publishes. For a relatively cheap $80/year (or 40 pounds/year UK and elsewhere) you get several wonderfully-bound and dust-jacketed copies of original travel journals per year from the initial voyages of people like Sir Walter Raleigh and Frobisher. If you're interested in their titles, look at the books in my catalog tagged "hakluyt society." For further info, click the link above to go to the Society's website.

Muokkaaja: tammikuu 21, 2007, 5:10pm

Thanks for the web link. Fascinating stuff!

I bought two of the Hakluyt books (used) last year. (They appear to be unshared.) I see a few more that I'd love to read.

maaliskuu 30, 2015, 10:18am

I would love to know more. Still debating whether to join. I think membership has gone up to £60 a year. How do the POD and original compare?

maaliskuu 30, 2015, 11:29am

I love that series. They have a number of good ancient ones, like the Periplus of the Erythraean sea. As I recall, the Boston Athenaeum has the full run all together.

maaliskuu 30, 2015, 2:52pm

>4 timspalding: Tim do you subscribe?

maaliskuu 30, 2015, 3:20pm

No. I've never subscribed to any book series. Not my style, or something.

huhtikuu 3, 2015, 7:00pm

Richard Burton was a fan of the Hakluyt Society books...