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Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert) Sir 1830-1916

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Works: 1,147 works in 3,771 publications in 6 languages and 49,770 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Sources  Biography  Globes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Composer, Compiler, Correspondent, Cartographer, Former owner, Honoree
Classifications: G161, 910.8
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The voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622 by Clements R Markham( )

52 editions published between 1881 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical background and publication of Baffin's recorded Arctic voyages
The letters of Amerigo Vespucci, and other documents illustrative of his career by Amerigo Vespucci( )

42 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the following items, translated with notes and an introduction: Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to a 'magnificent lord' - Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to Lorenzo Pietro F. di Medici - Evidence of Alonzo de Hojeda respecting his voyage of 1499 - Account of the voyage of Hojeda, 1499-1500, by Navarrete - Letter of the Admiral Christopher Columbus to his son - Letter of Vianelo to the Seigneury of Venice - Letter of naturalization in favor of Vespucci - Appointment of Amerigo Vespucci as chief pilot - Chapters from Las Casas, which discuss the statements of Vespucci - Evidence respecting the voyage of Pinzon and Solis - Las Casas on the voyage of Pinzon and Solis; Index. First published: 1894
Tractatus de globis et eorum usu : a treatise descriptive of the globes constructed by Emery Molyneux and published in 1592 (i.e. 1594) by Robert Hues( )

47 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Robert Hues (1553–1632) was an English mathematician and geographer who published this work in 1594 to explain the use of the new terrestrial and celestial globes devised by Emery Molyneux in 1592. These were the first English manufactured globes and were popular with both navigators and students. The five parts of this book describe these globes and explain their use in calculating fundamental navigational points, providing valuable insights into their appearance and practical application in early sixteenth-century navigation
Civil wars of Peru by Pedro de Cieza de León( )

41 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This forms part of the original Book II of Cieza's 'Civil Wars of Peru'. For other sections of the same source, in volumes variously titled, see 2 series vol. 31, The War of Quito, and 2 series, vol. 54, Civil Wars in Peru
Narratives of the voyages of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa to the straits of Magellan by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa( )

33 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This 1895 volume contains the first English translation of the then recently discovered reports of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa, a sixteenth-century Spanish explorer, astronomer, historian and scientist. As commander of the Pacific naval station, he explored the west coast of South America, and founded Spanish settlements (which subsequently failed due to famine) along the Magellan Straits, which he was also the first to survey
The Hawkins' voyages during the reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and James I by Clements R Markham( )

35 editions published between 1878 and 2017 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. The first volume issued by the Society was the Observations of Sir Richard Hawkins, and this later edition of that work includes additional narratives about other members of the Hawkins family: Richard's grandfather William, his father Sir John and his cousin William. The volume was 'intended to be a monograph of the naval enterprises of the great Elizabethan navigators of the name of Hawkins', from voyages to Brazil in the reign of Henry VIII to the foundation of the East India Company in 1600
The Guanches of Tenerife : the holy image of Our Lady of Candelaria, and the Spanish conquest and settlement by Alonso de Espinosa( )

33 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written 1580-90, first published at Seville in 1594, translated with notes and an introduction. The edition includes a bibliography of the Canary Islands, 1341-1907, pp. 187-203. Translation of books I-III, with facsimiles of original t.p. and colophon, of the author's: Del origen y milagros de la santa imagen de Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, que aparecio en la isla de Tenerife, con la descripcion de esta isla ... Sevilla, 1594. The fourth book, containing a list of sixty-five miracles, is omitted. Also includes: 'Remnants of the Guanche language' : p. xx-xxvi. 'Report on the present condition of the image of Our Lady of Candelaria, by Miss Ethel Trew' : p. [137]-138. 'Bibliography of the Canary Islands' : p. [139]-201"--Ashgate Web site
Expeditions into the valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639 by Clements R Markham( )

55 editions published between 1859 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This 1859 volume contains three accounts of the Amazon region, all translated from the Spanish and covering the century 1539-1639: The Expedition of Gonzalo Pizarro to the Land of Cinnamon; The Voyage of Francisco de Orellana down the River of the Amazons; and the New Discovery of the Great River of the Amazons, by Cristoval de Acuña. An editorial introduction provides a context for the narratives, and an appendix lists the principal tribes of the Amazon, and the sources of this information
The expedition of Pedro de Ursua & Lope de Aguirre in search of El Dorado and Omagua in 1560-1 by Pedro Simón( )

39 editions published between 1861 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This 1861 volume contains a translation, preceded by an introductory essay, of a narrative by Pedro Simón (b. 1565) describing perhaps the most notorious of the many sixteenth-century expeditions of European soldiers of fortune into the unexplored areas of South America. A band of quarrelling and murderous booty-hunters, motivated by reports of the fabulous wealth of the Inca empire and legends of the golden land of El Dorado, was led by Lope de Aguirre, whose cruelty and treachery themselves became legendary
History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa( )

25 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595 to 1606 by Pedro Fernandes de Queirós( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Spanish voyages to the strait of Magellan by Clements R Markham( )

26 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narratives, translated and edited, with a preface, introduction and notes, of the second voyage through the strait, commanded by the Comendador Loaysa and Sebastián del Cano, 1524-6, the third voyage, under the command of Simón de Alcazaba, 1534-5, and the reconnaissance by Bartolomé and Gonzalo de Nodal, 1618-19; with a fragment relating to the expedition sent by the bishop of Plasencia under Alonso de Camargo, 1539-41
Embassy to Tamerlane, 1403-1406 by Ruy González de Clavijo( )

51 editions published between 1859 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Ruy González de Clavijo was sent as an ambassador from Henry III of Castile to the court of Timour (Tamerlane) at Samarkand in 1403. This 1859 book contains a translated account of his journey, from Cadiz to Constantinople, across the Black Sea and then overland from Trebizond to Samarkand. It describes in detail court life in Timour's capital, and tells of the return of the embassy to Spain in 1406. It also provides an introductory note on the text and a brief life of Timour
Libro de la vida y costumbres de don Alonso Enriques de Guzmán by Alonso Enríquez de Guzmán( )

29 editions published between 1862 and 2017 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este libro trata sobre la muerte del "ilustre" don Diego de Almagro, conquistador
The second part of the Chronicle of Peru by Pedro de Cieza de León( )

21 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural and moral history of the Indies by José de Acosta( )

21 editions published between 1880 and 2017 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This volume, first published in 1880, translates the first detailed description of the geography and indigenous culture of South America, written by Joseph de Acosta (1540-1600) and published in Spanish in 1590. Acosta was one of the first explorers to record and analyse the geophysical phenomena of the 'New World' and attempt to explain them scientifically. Volume 2 contains Books 5-7 of Acosta's work, describing the life of the indigenous population and including a brief history of the end of the Inca empire
Narratives of the rites and laws of the Yncas by Clements R Markham( )

31 editions published between 1873 and 2017 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated from the Original Spanish Manuscripts, and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction. Texts include: An account of the fables and rites of the Yncas, by Cristóbal de Molina, c. 1570-84,; An account of the antiquities of Peru, by Juan de Santa Cruz Pachacuti-Yamqui Salcamayhua [an Indian], c. 1620; A narrative of the errors, false gods, and other superstitions and diabolical rites in which the Indians of the province of Huarochiri lived in ancient times, by Dr. Francis de Avila, 1608; Report by Polo de Ondegardo, c. 1560. Indexes include one of Quichua vocabulary. The supplementary material includes the 1872 and 1873 annual reports. First published: 1873
Reports on the discovery of Peru by Clements R Markham( )

20 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural & moral history of the Indies by José de Acosta( )

7 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to the East Indies : with abstracts of journals of voyages to the East Indies during the seventeenth century and the voyage of Captain John Knight (1606), to seek the North-west Passage by Clements R Markham( )

15 editions published between 1877 and 2016 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This volume, first published in 1877, contains four contemporary accounts of the voyages of Sir James Lancaster (c. 1555-1618) between 1591 and 1600 together with the journal of Captain John Knight from his 1606 voyage to discover the 'North-West Passage'. Sir James Lancaster was one of the leading traders and explorers of the Elizabethan era, whose first voyage to India in 1591 was instrumental in establishing the East India Company in 1600
 
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The voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622
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The letters of Amerigo Vespucci, and other documents illustrative of his careerTractatus de globis et eorum usu : a treatise descriptive of the globes constructed by Emery Molyneux and published in 1592 (i.e. 1594)Narratives of the voyages of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa to the straits of MagellanThe Hawkins' voyages during the reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and James IExpeditions into the valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639The expedition of Pedro de Ursua & Lope de Aguirre in search of El Dorado and Omagua in 1560-1History of the IncasThe voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595 to 1606
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Clements Markham britischer Entdecker, Autor und Geograph

Clements Markham Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1830-1916)

Clements Markham esploratore, geografo e scrittore britannico

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