Narrative of a Voyage Round the World (1823)
Prefaced by his short 'Report' to the Academy of Sciences, this is Arago's account of the French ship Uranie's voyage of scientific exploration, 1817–1820. Arago was draughtsman to the expedition and his narrative takes the form of letters to a friend describing the places and peoples encountered during the circumnavigation, including the Cape of Good Hope, the Moluccas, the Marianne Islands, New South Wales and the Falklands – without the 'barbarous and tiresome nautical details'. Facsimile reprint.
The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher (1938)
(Two volumes, bound as one)
Frobisher's search for a North-West passage to Cathay and India (1576-8) is described in A True Discourse (1578) by George Best (who accompanied Frobisher), with three shorter accounts, a substantial introduction and a wealth of supplementary material. No jacket.