The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol, in Search of a North-West Passage, in 1631-32 : With Narratives of the earlier North-West Voyages of Frobisher, Davis, Weymouth, Hall, Knight, Hudson, Button, Gibbons, Bylot, Baffin, Hawkridge, and others Volume II book cover
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The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol, in Search of a North-West Passage, in 1631-32
With Narratives of the earlier North-West Voyages of Frobisher, Davis, Weymouth, Hall, Knight, Hudson, Button, Gibbons, Bylot, Baffin, Hawkridge, and others Volume II



ISBN 9781409413561
Published July 27, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
456 Pages

 
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Book Description

Continues First Series 88, with which it has a continuous main pagination. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1894. Owing to technical constraints it has not been possible to reproduce the 'reduced facsimile of Foxste Chart' which appeared inthe first edition of this volume.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foxe's preparations; Foxe's own voyage, 1631; Foxe's reasons for not wintering; Foxe on the probability of finding a North-West Passage; Foxe's postscript; James's Strange and Dangerous Voyage: Facsimile title-page; Letter from Thomas Nash; Address to the king; James's preparations; James's voyage, 1631-32; James's letter left at Charlton Island; James's list of instruments; James's observations; Gellibrand on longitude; Watt's address to the Cambridge divinity students; Appendices; Index.

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