Books, Journals, Manuscripts
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1872“The Hassler Glacier in the Straits of Magellan.” In Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XXX, October, No. CLXXX. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
1873 “In the Straits of Magellan.” In Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XXXI, January, No. CLXXXIII. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
1887 “A Great Lesson.” In The Nineteenth Century, vol. XXII, No. CXXVII, September, pp. 293-309. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.
1773 “An Account of What Happened in ascending a Mountain to Search for Plants.” In An Account of the Voyages … Performed by … Captain Cook (Vol. II, Book I, Chapter IV). London:W. Strahan & T. Cadell.
 Journal of the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks. London: Macmillan & Co. [2005 Elibron Classics reprint].
1926 The Land of Magellan. London: Methuen & Co.
1958 The Autobiography of Charles Darwin. London: Collins.
1563 Da Ásia: Decada Terceira, Parte Primeira. 1778 reprint edition. Lisbon: Régia Officina Typografica.
1853 The Captive in Patagonia, or Life Among the Giants. Boston: Gould and Lincoln.
The Giants of Patagonia: Captain Bourne's Account of his Captivity Amongst the Extraordinary Savages of Patagonia. London: Ingram, Cooke & Co.
Modern reprint edition is available here:
1948 Uttermost Part of the Earth. London: Hodder & Stoughton.
2007 Uttermost Part of the Earth: A History of Tierra del Fuego and the Fuegians. Reprint edition. New York: The Rookery Press.
1840 Unsigned Review of FitzRoy et al: Narrative of the Surveying Voyages …. In Quarterly Review, vol. LXV, no. CXXIX, March, pp. 194-234, London: John Murray.
A Chronological History of the Voyages and Discoveries in the South Sea. 5 volumes (Parts), 1967 reprint edition. Amsterdam: Nico Israel, New York: Da Capo Press.
Part 1, Chapter III: “Sequel of the Voyage after the Death of Magellan.”
Part 2, Chapter 1: “Voyage of Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, from Peru to the Strait of Magalhanes.”
Part 2, Chapter II: “Expedition of Pedro Sarmiento to fortify the Strait of Magalhanes.”
2006 Darwin in Tierra del Fuego. Buenos Aires: Imago Mundi.
2010 European Encounters with the Yamana People of Cape Horn, Before and After Darwin. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Captain Cook's Journal during his First Voyage Round the World Made in H.M. Bark “Endeavor” 1768-71. London: Elliot Stock.
Brief Excerpt giving Cook's account of the Banks/Solander excursion at Good Success Bay.
1861 “Correa's Account of Magellan's Voyage.” Portuguese original in Correa's Lendas de India, Tomo II, Parte II, Cap. XIV, pp. 625-634. Lisbon: Typographia da Academia Real das Sciencias. English translation in Stanley: The First Voyage round the World, by Magellan.
1871 Notes on the Natural History of the Strait of Magellan and West Coast of Patagonia. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas.
See Woram: Darwin's Journal … below for a comparison of selected editions listed here.
1831-36 Unpublished Diary written while aboard HMS Beagle. The 1979 entry (below) is a limited-edition reprint of this work.
1835 Notes on the Geology of places visited on the Voyage. Darwin Online
Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. London: Henry Colburn.
Volume 3: Darwin's Journal and Remarks. 1832-1836.
Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History … . Same as Volume 3, but published separately with new title.
Volumes 1-2: (see Stokes et al & Robert FitzRoy, 1839 below)
1845 Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology … . London: John Murray
1846Geological Observations on South America. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
Excerpts in which Darwin comments on St. Paul's Rocks, the elevation of the eastern coast of South America, geology of the Abrolhos Islets, and Central Chile, including the sketches found on Plate 1 in this book.
NOTE: To view the plate, with links to the excerpt, see the “Sketches” entry in the Darwin listing on the Maps & Charts page.
1876 Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands and Parts of South America Visited during the Voyage of HMS ‘Beagle’ 2nd edition. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
1890 Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology … . London: John Murray (first illustrated edition)
1898Geological Observations … 3rd edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
Excerpts in which Darwin comments on the elevation of the eastern coast of South America, geology of the Abrolhos Islets, and Central Chile, including the sketches found on Plate 1 in this book.
NOTE: Texts are as in the 1846 edition (above), except that the work is now in two volumes.
The Voyage of the “Beagle”: Journal of Researches … First known edition to use “Voyage …” as title. London: Amalgamated Press Ltd.
See Woram, 2011 below for a comparison of selected Journal and Voyage editions.
1933 Charles Darwin's Diary of the Voyage of H. M. S. “Beagle.” Edited from the MS by Nora Barlow. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
The Journal of a Voyage in H. M. S. Beagle. Limited edition (500 copies) reproduction of Darwin's hand-written journal. Surrey, England: Genesis Publications & Brookvale, Australia: Australia & New Zealand Book Company.
Tierra del Fuego entries.
1988 Charles Darwin's Beagle Diary. Edited by Richard Darwin Keynes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
— Description of Rio Santa Cruz Expedition in FitzRoy's Narrative (1839) and Darwin's Diary (1933 & 1988).
1838-43 Part 1: Fossil Mammalia (Richard Owen & Charles Darwin)
Part 2: Mammalia (G. R. Waterhouse & Charles Darwin)
Part 3: Birds (Jay Gould & G. R. Gray)
Part 4: Fish (L. Jenyns)
Part 5: Reptiles & Amphibia (T. Bell)
London: Smith, Elder & Co.
1887 Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. 3 volumes. London: John Murray.
Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. 2 volumes. New York: D. Appleton.
“Autobiography” (of Charles Darwin). Chapter 2 in The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. London & New York (as above).
1903 More Letters of Charles Darwin. 2 volumes. London: John Murray. Chapter 1 begins with “An Autobiographical Fragment” added to above “Autobiography.”
2010 Strait Through: Magellan to Cook & the Pacific. Princeton: Princeton University Library.
1880, 81 Across Patagonia. London: Richard Bentley, New York: R. Worthington
“The Chart of Magellan.” In Imago Mundi, Volume XII, pp. 65-88. Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill.
Includes reproduction of ca. 1522 chart by Pedro Reinel.
2009 The Magellan Myth: Reflections on Columbus, Vespucci and the Waldseemueller Map of 1507. Arlington, VA: Peter W. Dickson.
1628 The World Encompassed By Sir Francis Drake. (Bound with Schouten: The Relation of A Wonderful Voyage …) Cleveland: World Publishing Company; 1966 Facsimile Edition.
1836 “Sketch of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, 1825-1836.” In Journal of the Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 6, pp. 311-343. London: John Murray.
1865 Several newspaper & magazine reports of FitzRoy's suicide.
1825-36 HMS Beagle Ship's Logs. Available online at the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC) website.
|Start Date & Location||End Date & Location||Record •||Log Author|
|1825: 16 September||Woolwich||1828: 14 December||Rio de Janeiro||ADM 53, Log 239, p. 3||(unknown)|
|1830: 1 January||near Fincham Islands||1830: 27 March||near Duff Bay||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 1, p. 5||FitzRoy|
|1830: 27 March||near Duff Bay||1830: 11 June||Murray Narrow||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 2, p. 3|
|1830: 12 June||Good Success Bay||1830: 30 June||Montevideo||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 3, p. 3|
|1830: 1 July||Montevideo||1830: 30 October||Hamoaze #||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 4, p. 3|
|1831: 4 July||Plymouth (Sound)||1833: 31 December||Port Desire||ADM 53, Log 236, Vol. 1, p. 5||Chaffers (Master)|
|Hamoaze #||1831: 31 December||40° 39' N, 13° 54' W §||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 5, p.3||FitzRoy|
|1832: 1 January||38° 27' N, 15° 23' W||1832: 30 June||Rio de Janeiro||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 6, p. 3|
|1832: 1 July||Rio de Janeiro||1832: 31 December||Cape Spencer (Is. Hermite)||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 7, p. 4 †|
|ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 5, p. 39 †|
|1833: 1 January||near Isla D. Ramirez||1833: 31 December||Port Desire||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 8, p. 2|
|1834: 1 January||Port Desire||1834: 11 November||Valparaiso||ADM 51, Log 3054, Vol. 9, p. 2|
|1836: 17 November||River Thames||ADM 53, Log 236, Vol. 2, p. 5||Chaffers (Master)|
|1834: 12 November||Valparaiso||1834: 31 December||Patch Cove||(log apparently missing)||FitzRoy|
|1835: 1 January||Patch Cove||1835: 30 June||Valparaiso||ADM 51, Log 3055, Vol. 1, p. 4|
|1835: 1 July||near Tucapal Head||1835: 31 December||New Zealand||ADM 51, Log 3055, Vol. 2, p. 3|
|1836: 1 January||Three Kings Islets, N. Z.||1836: 30 June||St. Helena||ADM 51, Log 3055, Vol. 3, p. 3|
|1836: 1 July||St. Helena||1836: 17 November||Woolwich ‡||ADM 51, Log 3055, Vol. 4, p. 3|
• Each Record link displays first page of entries. “Previous Page” link displays front-matter pages.
# Hamoaze is at the mouth of the Tamar River, flowing into Plymouth Sound. See John Lodge map.
§ About 250 miles west of Portugal
† Apparent duplicates of the same log.
‡ Log concludes at p. 33, followed by about 15 pages of entries, final page signed by John Clements Wickham; significance unknown.
1839 Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. London: Henry Colburn.
See also William John Broderip review of the above.
1966 Reprint edition of Narrative volumes, as above. New York: AMS Press, Inc.
1890 The Life of Ferdinand Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the Globe. London: George Philip & Son.
1699 A Collection of Original Voyages, Containing …. London: James Knapton.
1589 The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation, Made by Sea or over Land …. London: George Bishop & Ralph Newberie.
1890 “Magellan and the Pacific.” In Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. LXXXI, No. CCCCLXXXIII (August, pp.357-365). New York: Harper & Brothers.
1837 “Description of two new species of Opuntia; with remarks on the Structure of the Fruit of Rhipsalis….” In Magazine of Zoology and Botany. Volume 1, pp. 466-469. Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars.
1601 “Que se puso a punto de armada par a los Malucos, y que personas yuan [?, estuvieron?] en ella, y la orden que fe les dio.” In Década Tercera: Historia General de los Hechos de los Castellanos en las Islas Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano. Lib. Septimo, Cap. V, pp. 273-275. Madrid: Juan Flamenco & Juan de la Cuesta.
2004 The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages at the University of California, San Diego, Second Edition. New Haven: William Reese Company & Sydney: Hordern House, Ltd.
1814-29 Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent, During the Years 1799-1804. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees et al.
|Volume §||Date||Book(s) §§||Chapters|
|I||1814||I||I & II|
|VI. Part I||1826||IX||XXV-XXVI|
|VI. Part II||X||XXVII|
§ Volume column provides links to each volume.|
§§ Duplicate Book numbers are presumably in error; books should probably be numbered sequentially—I-XIV.
1859 “Telescopic Philanthropy.” In No. 1007, Vol. XXXV, December 17, pp. 567-68. London: Illustrated London News.
The First Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci: Translated from the rare original edition (Florence, 1505-6). London: Bernard Quaritch.
Kerney's “Summary of Vespucci's Third Voyage.”
1979 The Beagle Record: Selections from the original pictorial records and written accounts of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
“Some Observations upon the Geography of the Southern Extremity of South America, Tierra del Fuego, and the Strait of Magalhaens; made during the late Survey of those coasts in his Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1830.” In Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol I, pp. 155-175. London: John Murray.
Chart of a Part of South America engraved by J. Gardner inserted between pages 156 & 157.
 Sailing Directions for the Coasts of Eastern and Western Patagonia … Including the Strait of Magalhaens and the Sea Coast of Tierra del Fuego. London: Admiralty Hydrographical Office. 2007 Reprint. Delhi, India: Pranava Books.
1839 Proceedings of the First Expedition (of HMS Adventure and Beagle). See FitzRoy et al above for details.
1900 “The Fate of the Beagle.” In The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. LVII, May, pp. 86-90. New York & London: McClure, Phillips and Company.
1857 Providence: or, the Early History of Three Barbarians. Edinburgh: William P. Kennedy.
2009 The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth and the Epic Story of the Map That gave America its Name. New York: Free Press.
1833 Narrative of a Voyage to Patagonia and Terra del Fuego … in 1826 and 1827. 2013 reprint edition, New York: Cambridge University Press.
2000 Diccionario Geográfico Náutico de la Toponimia Austral de Chile. Valparaiso: Litografía Carroza S. A. (privately printed for the author).
1911 Early Spanish Voyages to the Strait of Magellan. London: Hakluyt Society, Second Series, no. 28. Contents include:
1997 HMS Beagle: Survey Ship Extraordinary. London: Conway Publishing.
1550 “Epistola de Massimiliano Transilvano.” In Ramusio, vol. I, pp. 347-353, Delle Navigationi et Viaggi. Venice.
1968 FitzRoy of the Beagle. New York: Mason & Lipscomb.
Elcano: The First Circumnavigator. London: Herder Publications.
See del Cano, above.
1832 A Narrative of Four Voyages . . .. New York: J. & J. Harper.
1852 “Death By Starvation of the Patagonian Mission.” In The Illustrated London News. May 1, p. 331. London: Illustrated London News.
“The Patagonian Mission.” In The Illustrated London News. May 8, pp. 380-82. London: Illustrated London News.
1871 At Home with the Patagonians: A Year's Wanderings over Untrodden Ground from the Straits of Magellan to the Rio Negro. London: John Murray.
2005 At Home with the Patagonians. Gloucestershire, England: Nonsuch Publishing Ltd.
“A Journal kept by Captain John Narbrough, &c.” In An Account of Several Late Voyages & Discoveries …. 1969 Reprint, Amsterdam: Nico Israel.
Includes Straits of Magellan map engraved by John Sturt.
Coleccion de los Viages y Descubrimientos que Hicieron por Mar los Españoles. 5 vols., Madrid: Imprenta Nacional. Volumes:
1 & 2: 1823
4 & 5: 1837. See de la Torre, below.
Relacion del Viaje … al Descubrimiento del Estrecho Nuevo de San Vicente … y Reconocimiento del de Magallanes. Madrid, Spain: Fernando Correa de Montenegro.
with Strait of Magellan map by de Courbes.
Relacion del Viage … al Descubrimiento del Estrecho Nuevo de San Vicente … y Reconocimiento del de Magallanes. Cadiz, Spain: Don Manuel Espinosa de los Monteros.
with Strait of Magellan map by de Rueda.
1793 “The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant, Esq. by Himself. London: Benjamin and John White, Robert Fauler.
Magellan's Voyage Around the World. Italian “Ambrosian” manuscript (verso) with English translation (recto), James Alexander Robertson, editor.
Vol. 1: From beginning to vocabulary of heathen people (Chapters I-XXVIII in Beinecke ms.).
Vol. 2: From burning of ship Concepción to end (XXIX-XLVIII).
Vol. 3: Index & Bibliography.
Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Company.
Magellan's Voyage: A Narrative Account of the First Circumnavigation.
Vol. 1: English Translation by Raleigh Ashlin Skelton of French ms. at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Vol. 2: Facsimile of the French manuscript.
New Haven: Yale University Press.
1944 Amerigo Vespucci, Pilot Major. New York: Columbia University Press.
1887 “Exploration of Tierra del Fuego.” Translated from the Bulletin of the Argentine Geographical Institute. Buenos Aires: L. Jacobsen & Co.
1550 “Discorso Sopra il Viaggio Fatto da gli Spagnuoli intorno al Mondo.” In Ramusio, vol. I, p. 346 (verso), Delle Navigationi et Viaggi. Venice.
1946 Cape Horn: the Story of the Cape Horn region, including the Straits of Magellan, … New York: Dodd, Mead & Company
1995 same, reprint edition. Woodbridge, CN: Ox Box Press
1768 Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes por el Capitan Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa … . Madrid: Imprenta Real de la Gazeta.
1895 Narratives of the Voyages of Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa … . London: Hakluyt Society, First Series, no. 91.
1928 “A Lonely Grave in Patagonia.” In The Geographical Journal. London: The Royal Geographical Society, Vol. LXXI, No. 1, January (pp. 74-76). Includes sketch map of Lieutenant Sholl's gravesite.
The Relation of a Wonderful Voyage made by William Cornelison Schouten of Horne. (Bound with Drake: The World Encompassed) Cleveland: World Publishing Company; 1966 Facsimile Edition.
Map in original Dutch edition shows Caep Hoorn.
1690 Descripcion Geographica, y Derrotero de la Region Austral Magallanica. Madrid: Antonio de Zafra.
The 1775 Cruz Cano map contains a reference to this work.
1857 A Two Years' Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, Patagonia, and in the River Plate. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts.
1874 The First Voyage Round the World, by Magellan: Translated from the Accounts of Pigafetta. London: Hakluyt Society, First Series, no. 52. Contents include:
* Ramusio's “Discourse” is not listed in Stanley's Table of Contents.
2011 He Is No Loss: Robert McCormick and the Voyage of HMS Beagle. London: British Society for the Advancement of Science.
“H. M. S. Beagle, 1820-1870” In American Scientist, vol. 102, May-June, 2014, pp. 218-225. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
The author's work includes a comment about H. M. S. Beagle desertions.
1526 “Derrotero del viage y navegacion de la armada de Loaisa …” In Navarrete: Coleccion de los Viages y Descubrimientos… volume 5. 1837, Madrid: Imprenta Nacional.
1586 “The History of Lopez Vaz a Portugall.” In Samuel Purchas (1906): Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas His Pilgrimes, Volume XVII, pp. 247-292. Glascow: James MacLehose & Sons.
1503 “Letter to Lorenzo di Medici.” In The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci, and Other Documents Illustrative of his Career. 1894: Vol. 90, pp. 42-52. London: The Hakluyt Society.
1504 “Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to a ‘Magnificent Lord.’” In The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci, and Other Documents Illustrative of his Career. 1894: Vol. 90, pp. 34-41. London: The Hakluyt Society.
1825 A Voyage Towards the South Pole … and A Visit to Tierra del Fuego. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green
Volume II: Narrative and Critical History of America: Spanish Exploration and Settlements in America from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.
With sketch map of Schöner globe.
1699 “Captain Wood's Voyage Through the Streights of Magellan, &c.” In Hacke: A Collection of Original Voyages. London: James Knapton.
Here Be Giants: Travelers's Tales from the Land of the Patagons. Rockville Centre, NY: Rockville Press.
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Darwin's Journal … & Voyage …: Comparison of Selected Editions.
2015 Augustus Earle's “Divine Service Painting(s).”