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



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ISBN 9781409421795
Published July 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
976 Pages

 
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Containing part of the text of North-west Fox, London, 1635. The supplementary material consists of the 1893 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1894.

Table of Contents

Contents: Volume I: Editor's preface; Introduction: Preliminary remarks; Voyages preceding those of Foxe and James; Captain Luke Foxe's voyage; Captain Thomas James's voyage; Concluding remarks; Post-script; North-West Fox: Facsimile title-page; Address to the king; Preface to the reader; King Arthur's conquests; Octher's voyage; Voyages of the Zeni and others; Frobisher's first voyage, 1576; Frobisher's second voyage, 1577; Frobisher's third voyage, 1578; Davis's first voyage, 1585; Davis's second voyage, 1586; Davis's third voyage, 1587; Waymouth's voyage, 1602; Hall's first voyage, 1605; Hall's second voyage, 1606; Hall's third voyage, 1607; Hall's fourth voyage, 1612; Knight's voyage, 1606; Hudson's voyage, 1610-11; Button's voyage, 1612-13; Gibbon's voyage, 1614; Bylot and Baffin's first voyage, 1615; Bylot and Baffin's second voyage, 1616; Hawkridge's voyage, ?1617. Volume II: 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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