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Historical Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean Maps of Discovery and Scientific Exploration, 1500-2000

By: Hayes, Derek

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Sasquatch Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19422

ISBN: 1570613117

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to dustjacket; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 13.3 X 10.3 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages; "Over five hundred years of maps depicting the North Pacific Ocean and the lands that border it - the United States, Canada, Alaska, Russia, Japan, Korea, and China have been collected into this new atlas. From antique maps of the sixteenth century to modern satellite images, this volume covers all the major explorations, such as Magellan, Bering, Cook, and Vancouver; Perry's opening of Japan; and the U.S. North Pacific Exploring Expedition. It ... View more info