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BLUE LATITUDES Boldy Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before by  Tony Horwitz - First Edition - 2002 - from VELMA CLINTON BOOKS and

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BLUE LATITUDES Boldy Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

by Horwitz, Tony

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket

NY: Henry Holt. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0805065415; Binding is almost as new, with very lightly bumped spine's top & bottom edges. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 2002. 9-1/2" Tall, 480pp. Light blue boards, medium blue spine, bright silver spine lettering and facsimile of author's signatureon the front cover. ADVENTURE. "Adventuring in Cook's wake, Horwitz relives the captain's journeys and explores their legacy in the farflung lands Cook opened to the West. At sea, aboard a replica of Cook's ship, he recaptures the rum-and-lash world of eighteenth-century seafaring. On land, he meets native people for whom Cook is alternately a heroic navigator and a villain who brought syphilis, guns, and greed to the unspoiled Pacific. Throughout, Horwitz also searches for Cook the man: a restless prodigy who fled his peasant boyhood, and later the luxury of Georgian London, for the privation and peril of sailing off the edge of the map. " ... Map endpapers and at least 3 maps in the text. . Selected Bibliography. Index. .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44878
  • Title: BLUE LATITUDES Boldy Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
  • Author: Horwitz, Tony
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0805065415
  • ISBN 13: 9780805065411
  • Publisher: Henry Holt
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 2002
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE;


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