Author:Clements Robert Markham

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Clements Robert Markham
English explorer, author and geographer. As President of the Royal Geographical Society in the late nineteenth century, Markham was instrumental in financing British exploration of the polar areas
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "C. R. M."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "C. R. M."
Clements Robert Markham


  • Franklin's Footsteps (1852) London, Chapman and Hall
  • Cuzco...and Lima (1856) London, Chapman and Hall (external scan)
  • Travels in Peru and India (1862) London, John Murray (external scan)
  • Contribution Toward a Grammar and Dictionary of Quichua (1864) London, Trubner & Co, (external scan)
  • A History of the Abyssinian Expedition (1869) London, Macmillan
  • A Life of the Great Lord Fairfax (1870) London, Macmillan (external scan)
  • Ollanta: an ancient Ynca drama (1871) London, Trubner & Co (external scan)
  • The Countess of Chinchon and the cinchona genus (1874) London, Trubner & Co
  • General Sketch of the History of Persia (1874) London, Longman Green
  • The Geographical Magazine, chief editor (1874–1878)
  • The Threshold of the Unknown Regions (1875) London, Samson Low (external scan)
  • "The Sea of Ancient Ice" in Littell's Living Age, 131 (1696) (1876)
  • Narrative of the mission of George Bogle to Tibet (1877) London, Trubner & Co (transcription project)
  • A Memoir of the Indian Surveys (1878) London, W.H. Allen (external scan)
  • Peruvian Bark (1880) London, John Murray (external scan)
  • The Voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622 (1881) London, Hakluyt Society
  • The War between Peru and Chile (1881) London, Samson Low (external scan)
  • A narrative of the life of Admiral John Markham (1883) London, Low Marston Searle & Rivington (external scan)
  • The Sea Fathers (1885) London, Cassell (external scan)
  • Life of Robert Fairfax of Steeton, Vice-admiral (1885) London, MacMillan & Co, (external scan)
  • The Fighting Veres (1888) London, Samson Low (external scan)
  • The Life of John Davis the Navigator (1889) London, George Philip and Son (external scan)
  • The Life of Christopher Columbus (1892) London, George Philip and Son
  • The History of Peru (1892) Chicago, Charles H Sergel (external scan)
  • Major James Rennel and the Rise of Modern English Geography (1895) London, Cassell & Co (external scan)
  • The paladins of Edwin the Great (1896) London, Adam & Charles Black (external scan)
  • Richard III: his life and character (1906) London, Smith, Elder & Co
  • The Story of Minorca and Majorca (1909) London, Smith, Elder & Co (external scan)
  • The Incas of Peru (1912) London, John Murray (transcription project)
  • The Lands of Silence (completed by F.H.H. Guillemard) (1921) Cambridge, Cambridge University Press


  • Expeditions into the Valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639. (1859), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • Narrative of the Embassy of Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo to the Court of Timour, at Samarcand, A.D. 1403-6. (1859), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • The Life and Acts of Don Alonzo Enriquez de Guzman, a Knight of Seville, of the Order of Santiago, A.D. 1518 to 1543. (1862), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • The Travels of Pedro de Cieza de León, A.D. 1532-50, contained in the First Part of his Chronicle of Peru. (1864), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • Narrative of the Proceedings of Pedrarias Davila by Pascual de Andagoya (1865), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • First Part of the Royal Commentaries of the Yncas by the Ynca Garcillasso de la Vega. Volume I (1869); Volume II (1871), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • Reports on the Discovery of Peru (1872), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • Narratives of the Rites and Laws of the Yncas (1873), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • The Natural and Moral History of the Indies (1880), London, The Hakluyt Society
  • The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru by Pedro de Cieza de León (1883), London, The Hakluyt Society

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