Voyages of Delusion: The Search for the Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason.
by (Exploration) Williams, Glyn.
A Very Good copy with an indent to the top edge of the text block with corresponding shallow tears to the top edge of several pages in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. The author tells the story of the various attempts in the eighteenth century to find the navigatable sea route between the Atalantic and the Pacific--the fabled Northwest Passage. Williams writes of James Knight, Captain Cook, The Hudson Bay Company, Arthur Dobbs and mapmaker Philippe Buache.
Edition: First Printing of the First UK Edition
Book Id: 23288