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THOMSON, George Malcolm. The North-West Passage. London : Secker & Warburg,(1975). Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),1-288,(4), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Ill ustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A lively overview of the five centuries' long quest for a northern route from Europe to the East. Contents: 1. Golden Cathay Must Wait; 2. The Hope Continually Increaseth; 3. The Land of Desolation; 4. The River of the Steep Cliffs; 5. "Wickedness Sleepeth Not"; 6. A Swelling Sea out of the West; 7. North-West Foxe; 8. A Winter in the Forest; 9. Mr Gooseberry and M. Radisson; 10. Seventeen Rivers from Churchill; 11. At the End of the Bay; 12. "The Threshold Passed"; 13. To the Hyperborean Sea; 14. Dieu, que nous sommes maigres!; 15. Good-bye to the Search; 16. Interviews with the Savages; 17. A Glimpse of the Goal; 18. Franklin Vanishes. Light wear to spine ends, name to front pastedown, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 22.00
Title: North-West Passage. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1975, ISBN:0436520486:
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