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Author Name    Godwin, George.

Title   VANCOUVER: A LIFE, 1757-1798.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Philip Allan 1930

Seller ID   28346

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.

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  Fuca,  Straits,  Deptford,  Discipline,  Discovery,  Repairs,  Victualling,  Sailing  Ships,  18th  Century,  Falmouth,  Mr.  Gooch,  Cape  Good  Hope,  Lord  Renville,  Lieutenant  Hergest,  James  Johnstone,  James  King,  King's  Lynn,  Livestock,  Thomas  Manby,  John  Meares,  Mexico,  Monterrey,  Evan  Nepean,  New  Albion,  Nootka,  North-west  Passage,  Owhyhee,  Oahu,  Thomas  Pitt,  Port  Jackson,  Peter  Puget,  Juan  Francisco  De  La  Quadra,  Rendezvous,  Resolution,  St.  Blas,  St.  Helena,  Sandwich  Islands,  Society  Islands,  Spithead,  Philip  Stephens,  Spelman  Swaine,  James  Kykes,  King  Tamaahmaah,  Valparaiso,  Van  Diemen's  Land,  Joseph  Whidbey. 

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