William Sloane Associates,, New York, 1953,:
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HENDERSON, Daniel. The Hidden Coasts : A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. New York : William Sloane Associates, 1953. Pp 306. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Wilkes was a man who truly made history. In 1838 he sailed in command of the United States Exploring Expedition on what was to become one of the greatest voyages of exploration since the days of Captain Cook. With courageand perseverance, Wilkes and his men raced British and French ships to est ablish the existence of the Antarctic Continent." - from the dj. With bibliography and index. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 45.00 View More...