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Title: Vancouver: A Life, 1757-1798.
Description: London, Philip Allan. 1930, First Edition. Hard Cover. 308 pp, 9 1/8" H. Pale lilac/gray cloth with dark blue lettering/banding on spine. B&w reproductions, charts - all present, including large folded map in pocket at rear. Contents: Preface; Early Days; With Cook to Hawaii; With Rodney and Gardner; The Nootka Affair; Start of the Great Voyages; Otahiti; The Fabled Coast; Quadra and Vancouver; The Spanish Settlements; The Lawgiver; Northward Again; The Southern Track; King George Men; Alaska; Homeward Bound; Work and Worry; The Last Year; Appendix; Bibliography; Index. Tiny scuffs to fore-edge of pages 277 to 298, rear map has one tiny tear archivally taped and one or two wrinkles, very light browning to edges of text block, a few tiny foxing marks and faint small stains on boards, light fading to spine color. Good.

Keywords: Explorers, Exploration, Captain George Vancouver, North-West Coast, America, Joseph Baker, Sir Joseph Banks, Robert Barrie, William R. Broughton, Cape Decision, Cape Horn, Chatham, Charles Clerke, James Cook, Cook's River, Dadalus, Transports, Juan de Fuc

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28346

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