The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, I the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799. Charles Bishop, Michael Roe.
The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, I the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799

The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, I the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, 1967. Octavo. Item #004154

342pp. folding map at rear. The Hakluyt Society, Second Series: No. CXXXI. Minor epic of "adventure, courage and turbulent fortune" taken from the journals, letters, and financial accounts of ship's master Charles Bishop who sailed from Bristol, England in 1794 to buy furs in t he Pacific Northwest with plan to sell in Canton. Bound in light blue pictorial gilt cloth, spine lettering gilt,A handsome copy, near fine in near fine dust jacket.

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