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R. C. Bridges and P. E. H. Hair, eds.
Compassing the Vast Globe of the Earth: Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1996.
Published London: The Hakluyt Society, 1996.
Series: Second Series, Vol. 183.
Binding: hardback, stitch bound.
Printer: University Press, Cambridge.
Page count: xi,336pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition good: dustjacket covered with transparent cellophane so a little wear, but not severe, though the cellophane has some grubby marks; some small stains at the tops of both boards; pages a little yellowed with age; text appears to be free of marking.
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Weight without packaging: 683g.
No medieval emphasis. Contents:
Hair, Hakluyt Society - from past to future;
Bridges, William Desborough Cooley & the foundation of the Society;
Campbell, R. H. Major & the British Museum;
Bingle, Henry Yule - India & Cathay;
Savours, Clements Markham - longest serving officer, most prolific editor;
Beckingham, William Foster & the records of the India Office;
Quinn, R. A. Skelton of the Map Room;
Strachan, Esmond S. de Beer - scholar & benefactor;
Bridges & Hair, The Hakluyt Society & world history.
Appendices: List of officers to 1996.
Notes: at foot of page
Illustrations: 30 monochrome illustrations
Maps & plans: no
Bibliography: List of publications to 1995
Indexes: Persons; Places, peoples & languages; Select subjects; plus individual indexes for the bilbiography.[BML/hakluyt]
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