Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Potts Point, Australia: Hordern House, 2007.
A wonderful first edition/first printing in Very Fine/Very Fine condition.
The ultimate in a comprehensive, historical guide to exploration, discovery, and colonization between 1850 and 1940 of the oceans, islands, and Polar regions, with each article cross-referenced with full bibliographical citations. 724 pages with 521 articles, including indices of ships and persons. This is the third in the series of exploration encyclopedias, taking up in 1850 where the second volumn left off; Vol. 3; 4to.