Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Princeton Univ. Library
Strait Through: Magellan to Cook & the Pacific (An Illustrated History)
This beautifully-designed book documents the story and the drama of the unfolding exploration of the Pacific Ocean that followed the discovery of the Strait of Magellan. In rare historic maps, many in full-color, and the original printed narratives of the main European explorers, the volume traces 250 years (1520s-1770s) of both national and personal maritime achievements, as the map of the Pacific slowly developed into its present shape. Chronological maps of the Magellan Strait, Pacific Ocean, and Spice Islands (Moluccas) form the backdrop to the narratives of individual explorers and explorer-pairs: Ferdinand Magellan (d. 1521), Alvaro de Mendaña de Neira (1542?-1595) and Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (d. 1615), Sir Francis Drake (1540?-1596), and many others.
Same Purposeful Instinct, The: Essays in Honor of William H. Scheide: Princeton University Library Chronicle, Volume LV, Number 2, Winter 1994
Leonard L. Milberg Collection of Jewish American Writers: Volume 2
Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State 1666-1888 Including the First Maps, Wall Maps & County Atlases as well as Past & Current Views Commemorating the 350th Anniversary of the Naming of New Jersey
Origins of the School for Scandal: “The Slanderers”; “Sir Peter Teazle”
Oscar Wilde: A Writer for the Nineties: Exhibition Catalogue
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.