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Nachrichten von Island

Anderson, Johann, 1674-1743. Herrn Johann Anderson ... Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der strasse Davis zum wahren nutzen der wissenschaften und der handlung. Mit kupfern, und einer nach den neuesten und in diesem werke angegebenen entdeckungen, genau eingerichteten landcharte. Nebst einem vorberichte von den lebensumständen des Herrn verfassers. Hamburg, G.C. Grund, 1746.
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Les voyages et obseruations du Sieur de La Boullaye-Le-Gouz

Le Gouz, de La Boullaye, François, 1623-166. Les Voyages et Obseruations du Sieur de La Boullaye-Le-Gouz, Gentil-homme Angeuin. A Troyes: Par Nicolas Oudot, & se Vendens; A Paris: Chez Francois Clousier, Marchand Libraire, dans la Cour du Palais, pres la Maison de M. le Premier President, 1657.
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Exquemelin Die Americanische See-räuber, Entdeckt, in Gegenwärtiger Beschreibung der Grössesten, Durch die Französisch- und Englische Meer-beuter, wider die Spanier in America, Verübten Rauberey und Grausamkeit ..., Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier), 1679.
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Piratas de la America

Piratas de la America, y luz à la Defensa de las Costas de Indias Occidentales. Impresso en Colonia Agrippina, en Casa de L. Struickman, 1681.
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Real decreto, que previene las reglas, y condiciones con que se puede hacer el comercio desde España a la provincia de la Luisiana ...

Real Decreto, que Previene las Reglas, y Condiciones con que se Puede Hacer el Comercio Desde España a la Provincia de la Luisiana ..., [Madrid] Impr. de G. Ramirez, 1768.
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An Account of Louisiana

An Account of Louisiana: Laid Before Congress by Direction of the President of the United States, November 14, 1803... Printed by Heaton & Williams., [1803].
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Voyage dans l’intérieur de l’Amérique du Nord

Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique du Nord, Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1840-1843.
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons...

The Naturalist on the River Amazons

Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892, The Naturalist on the River Amazons, a Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life and Aspects of Nature under the Equator During Eleven Years of Travel. Volume I. London, J. Murray, 1863.
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Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892, The Naturalist on the River Amazons, a Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life and Aspects of Nature under the Equator During Eleven Years of Travel. Volume II. London, J. Murray, 1863.
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Memoirs and Travels of Mauritius Augustus, Count de Benyowsky ...

Benyowsky, Maurice Auguste, comte de, 1746-1786. Memoirs and Travels of Mauritius Augustus, Count de Benyowsky ... Consisting of His Military Operations in Poland, His Exilie into Kamchatka, His Escape and Voyage from that Peninsula through the Northern Pacific Ocean, Touching at Japan and Formosa, to Canton in China, with an Account of the French Settlement He Was Appointed to Form Upon the Island of Madagascar. Written by Himself. Translated from the Original Manuscript [by William Nicholson] ... Dublin, P. Wogan [etc.] 1790.
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Voyage Autour du Monde, par le Frégate du Roi la Boudeuse, et la Flûte l’Étoile; en 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769

Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811. Voyage Autour du Monde, par le Frégate du Roi la Boudeuse, et la Flûte l’Étoile; en 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769. Paris, Chez Saillant e Nyon, 1772.
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Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie.

Demidov, Anatolīĭ, principe di San Donato, 1812-1870 Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie. Paris: Ernest Bourdin et Ce., éditeurs, 1840-42.
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Esquimaux

The Esquimaux..., [San Francisco, Turnbull & Smith, printers, 1867].
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San Domingo Keim, De B. Randolph (De Benneville Randolph), 1841-1914. San Domingo. Pen pictures and Leaves of Travel, Romance and History, from the Portfolio of a Correspondent in the American Tropics. Philadelphia, Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1870.
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The Voyages of the Sieur Le Maire, to the Canary Islands, Cape-Verde, Senegal, and Gambia. LeMarie, Jacques-Joseph. The Voyages of the Sieur Le Maire, to the Canary Islands, Cape-Verde, Senegal, and Gambia. London, 1745.
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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... Moore, Francis, fl. 1744. Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... London, Printed by E. Cave for the author, 1738.
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Nederlandsch Brazilië Nederlandsch Brazilië onder Het Bewind van Johan Maurits, Grave van Nassau, 1637-1644... ’s-Gravenhage, M. Nijhoff, 1923.
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Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu’en 1781 Sonnerat, Pierre, 1748-1814. Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine, fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu’en 1781. Paris, L’auteur, 1782.
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A relation of the late intended settlement of the islands of St. Lucia and St. Vincent, in America; in right of the Duke of Montagu, and orders, in the year 1722. Uring, Nathaniel. A Relation of the Late Intended Settlement of the Islands of St. Lucia and St. Vincent, in America; in Right of the Duke of Montagu, and Orders, in the year 1722. London, Printed for J. Peele, 1725.
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Global Gateway Collections

Other rare books on the subject of travels can be found in the following Global Gateway Collections. (See individual items via the 'Browse the Collection' link.)

France in America

France in America Collection
Subjects in this collection include an account of France’s attempted settlement at Rio de Janeiro (1557), Samuel de Champlain’s account of his voyage to Canada (1613), a peace treaty between the King of France and the Indians of Canada (1667), and numerous memoirs and other books related to French activities in the Americas.
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Paralle Histories

Parallel Histories; Spain, the United States and the American Frontier
This selection of rare books from the 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries includes two copies of Columbus’ account of his discoveries; a “Proof of noble blood” of Sebastián Vizcaíno, Cabeza de Vaca’s account of his journey through the Southwest, and Bernardo de G á lvez’s diary of the conquest of British Pensacola by the Spanish during the American Revolution.
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The Atlantic World

The Atlantic World; America and the Netherlands
Books in this collections iinclude an early description of New Netherland (1658) and books with secular and religious themes from the American Imprint Collection.
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Meeting of Frontiers

Meeting of Frontiers
This collection includes 44 books, mostly by early travelers to Siberia and the Russian Far East, that document the growth of geographic and scientific knowledge about this region in the eighteenthth century. The collection shows that many well-known explorers were also prolific writers. Other volumes in the collection include Merriweather Lewis' account of the Lewis and Clark expedition, a book on Alaska in Icelandic that the U.S. government published to attract settlers from Iceland, and President Theodore Roosevelt's personal copy of Tent Life in Siberia, presented to him by the famous American Siberian explorer, George Kennan.
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United States and Brazil

The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures
This selection of rare books from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and early nineteenth centuries includes an account by an early Dutch traveler to the coast of Brazil, early works by French and Spanish authors on the geography and peoples of South America, and the account by Maria Graham, Lady Callcott, of her travels in Brazil in 1821-23.
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