The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

Sharp, Andrew

Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1960
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Title: The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition.


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Dust wrapper in plastic jacket taped to the boards. The front flap of the dust wrapper is missing, but the blurb from the front flap has been cut out and pasted to the front fly leaf. Unrelated marginalia on page 15. A good reading copy or working copy.; xiii, [1], 259, [1] pages + 6 maps + 4 plates. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 216 x 137mm. 122 chapters. 4 page bibliography. Selected chapters: The Expedition of Ferdinand Magellan; The Portugese Discoveries; The Expedition of Miguel Lopez de Legaspi; Francis Drake; Jacob Le Maire; Abel Janzoon Tasman; Maarten Gerritszoon Vries; Edward David; Juan Rodriguez and Bernard de Egui; John Byron; Samuel Wallis; Philip Carteret; Captain Mortlock; George Bass; Captain Sawle; Captain Crozer; Nathaniel Cary; John Elphinstone Erskine. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 11039

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