Hardcover, 8vo., good condition in good dustjacket, has small stain to side of last 20 pages, not affecting the text, black & white illus., maps, bibliography, index, 228pp. Laperouse (La Perouse) navigation around the world beginning in 1785 was one of the most intriguing of its time. Laperouse left Russian coast heading to Botany Bay via Samoa disappeared. It was not until 1827 that evidence of the wreck was found and then in 1962 Discombe found the Astrolabe, the salvage of which continued for many years. N° de réf. du libraire
Synopsis : Book by Shelton, Russell C.
Titre : From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay: The Lost ...
Éditeur : Toronto, NC Press, 1987.
Description du livre N C Press, Limited. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. N° de réf. du libraire G1550210106I4N10
Description du livre Nc Pr. Hardcover. État : VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. N° de réf. du libraire 2648614730
Description du livre Nc Pr. Hardcover. État : GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. N° de réf. du libraire 2749490169
Description du livre Nc Pr. Hardcover. État : GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. N° de réf. du libraire 2749410801
Description du livre Nc Pr, 1987. Hardcover. État : Like New. Hardcover with DJ. N° de réf. du libraire 305160
Description du livre NC Press Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987. Hard Cover. État : Good. No Jacket. World voyages and geographical discoveries. Hard cover, somewhat worn. Tearing along spine inside front cover and back cover. Parts of cover torn over, tape on cover. . Stamped with library stamp.Photographs. Photo credits page228. 228 pages. Location: C 128. Ex-Library. N° de réf. du libraire 5620
Description du livre Toronto: NC Press, 1987, 1987. Hard bound, first edition, inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper with his signature on title page as well. Illustrated with plates and maps. 228pp includes bibliography and index. Fine in very good or better dust jacket. 535 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. N° de réf. du libraire 25273
Description du livre New Canada Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : Good. 1st Edition. Appears to be inscribed to previous owner by author. Minor wear. Binding tight, pages clean but age toned. Dust jacket has moderate wear, slightly yellowed with age. Pictures available upon request. Inscribed by Author(s). N° de réf. du libraire 031967
Description du livre NC Press, Toronto, 1987. Hard Cover. État : Good. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good. First Edition. 228 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(R)ecounts the global voyage, and the efforts to uncover the fate, of a hero of 18th century Pacific exploration long familiar with Australians and Europeans, but little known in North America. Count Jean Francois de Galaup, de La Perouse, (now called Laperouse) had a distinguished naval career, serving in the West Indies, Mauritius, the Indian Ocean and North America. He defeated the British off Louisbourg and captured forts York and Prince of Wales on Hudson Bay. His scientific expedition in 1785 rivaled, in popular interest, the space voyages of today. The expedition rounded Cape Horn, sailed north to Chile, Easter Island, and Hawaii, and then explored and charted the coast of today's Alaska and British Columbia. They made their way south to San Francisco before sailing across the Pacific to Macao, the Philippines, Korea and Japan. They charted the Tartary Coast and the Kamchatka Peninsula, the farthest outpost of the Russian Empire. Turning south again, they made for Botany Bay via Samoa. On March 10, 1788, the Boussole and Astrolabe headed north and disappeared. Despite several search parties, it was not until 1827 that evidence of one of the wrecks was discovered by an Irish sea captain named Peter Dillon. It was only in 1962 that Reece Discombe, an expert in underwater salvage, found the flagship. Archaeological teams from Australia, France and Vanuatu continue to probe the wrecks to this day." Old tape residue marks at top/bottom edges of free endpapers, small bump at bottom of spine, tiny dents on top & bottom edges of boards - soiling also on bottom edges, small bump to top corner of boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, one very small tear archivally taped, light edge wrinkling - most at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. N° de réf. du libraire 28162
Description du livre NC Press Toronto 1987, Downsview, Ontario, Canada, 1987. Hard Cover. État : Nr Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Nr Fine. First Canadian. Prior owner's name on ffep, else Fine. N° de réf. du libraire 028201