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Tristan da Cunha

by Douglas M. Gane

published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd,

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 p17  Bibliography​a

The books and pamphlets dealing with Tristan da Cunha are the following: —

1. "Accounts of Ascent of Tristan Peak," by Captain D. Carmichael (Transactions of the Linnean Society, 1817).
1a. "The King of Tristan d'Acunha, A Forgotten Monarch" (Blackwood's Magazine, 1818).
2. "Journalsº des Voyages," by A. de Leuren and N. Devilleneuve, Vol. 10 (April 1821).
3. "Niles Register," Vol. 36 (July 1829).
4. "Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827," including "A narrative of a Residence on the Island of Tristan d'Acunha in the South Atlantic Ocean," by Augustus Earle (Longmans, 1832).
4a. "A Voyage Round the World," by J. Holman (London, 1834).
Thayer's Note: In four volumes, Vol. I, II, III, IV — this last volume titled "Travels to China, New Zealand, Van Diemen's Land, Cape Horn, etc." but explicitly stated by the author in his initial "Advertisement" to be the 4th volume of his larger work.
5. "Voyage of the Dutch Brig of War, Dourga," translated by W. Earl (John Madden & Co., 1840).
6. "Three Months' Visitation," by Bishop Gray of Cape Town (London, 1856).
7. "Account of the Settlement of Tristan d'Acunha," by the Rev. W. F. Taylor (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1856).
7a. "Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant" (Part II), by Jules Verne (1867).
 p18  8. "The Cruise of H. M. S. Galatea, Captain H. R. H. The Duke of Edinburgh, in 1867‑68," by the Rev. John Milner and Oswald W. Brierly (W. H. Allen & Co., London, 1869).
9. The Commentaries of the Great Alfonso Dalboquerque (Hakluyt Society's Series, 1875, Vol. 53, p24).
10. "Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger," 1873‑76 (London, 1885).
11. "New South Wales and Victoria in 1885," by Douglas M. Gane (Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1886).
12. "Other Lyrics," by George Newman (Lloegryn, 1900).
13. "Notes of a Naturalist on H. M. S. Challenger," by H. N. Moseley (London, 1892).
14. "The Cruise of the Cachalot," by Frank T. Bullen (London).º
15. "Tristan d'Acunha," by W. B. Lord (Nautical Magazine, 80 (1901), pp108‑18).
16. "Records of Cape Colony," by George MacCall Theal, vols. XXI (Cape Town, 1902).
17. "The Rocks of Tristan d'Acunha brought back by H. M. S.  Odin in 1904," by E. H. L. Schwarz (Trans. S. African Philosoph. Society, 16 (1905), pp9‑51).
18. "Tristan d'Acunha" (Scottish Geog. Magazine, vol. 21 (1905), p301).
19. "15,000 Miles in a Ketch," by Captain Raymond Rallier du Baty (Thomas Nelson & Sons, London).
 p19  20. "Tristan da Cunha," by M. René Puaux (La Grande Revue, June 10, 1909).
21. "Three Years in Tristan da Cunha," by Mrs. K. M. Barrow (Skeffington & Co., London, 1910).º
22. "Dans l'Atlantique," Sainte-Hélène aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles: l'archipel de Tristan da Cunha by Henri Dehérain (Paris, Hachette et Cie., 1912).
23. "L'Occupation de Tristan da Cunha par la Grande-Bretagne," by Henri Dehérain (La Géographie Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, Paris, 25, 1912, pp105‑116).
24. "Tristan da Cunha, a Lonely Island and its Place in the Empire," by Douglas M. Gane (The Empire Review, February 1923).
25. "Shackleton's Last Voyage," by Commander Frank Wild (Cassell & Co., London, 1923).
26. "Into the Frozen South," by Scout Marr (Cassell & Co., London, 1923).
27. The Blue Books relating to Tristan da Cunha.
28. The Admiralty Reports on the Visits of Warships since 1907. (Not printed.)
29. The Reports of the Tristan da Cunha Fund.
30. Articles in The Times and the Manchester Guardian, by Henry Martyn Rogers (1922‑25).
 p20  31. "The Lonely Island," by Rose Annie Rogers (Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1926).
32. "Blenden Hall," by J. G. Lockhart (Philip Allan).
33. "The Atlantic," by Stanley Rogers (George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.)

Thayer's Note:

a Other bibliographies of Tristan da Cunha onsite, with surprisingly little overlap:

Mackay 1964

Encyclopedia Britannica 1911

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