Voyages of Delusion: The Search for the Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason. Exploration, Glyn Williams.

Voyages of Delusion: The Search for the Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason.

London: Harper Collins, 2002. First Printing of the First UK Edition. 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. Item #23288
ISBN: 0002571811

Price: $65.00

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