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1854 Story of La Peyrouse Samuel Goodrich Naval Expedition Adventure Hawaii ASIA
Philadelphia: : Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854. First edition. - 1854 Story of La Peyrouse Samuel Goodrich Naval Expedition Adventure Hawaii ASIA “The fogs for two or three days hung so thick in the air, that La Peyrouse, in view of the dark prospect before him, and the lateness of the season, game up the plan of exploring the northern Kuriles, and resolved to bend his course towards Kamschatka.” – Samuel G Goodrich, La Peyrouse, p. 239 “The Story of La Peyrouse” by Samuel Goodrich is the fourth work in ‘Peter Parley’s Little Library’. Samuel Goodrich, a 19th-century American author and politician, was better known under his pseudonym Peter Parley. This work includes 12 engraved illustrations. The story follows adventure tales, sea voyages, and Jesuit explorations in Asia, of John Francis de Galaup de La Peyrouse. His expedition unexpectedly vanished in Oceania, but not before his much of his naval journey was recorded. Goodrich provides an exciting story of the scientific expeditions and world discovery that La Peyrouse encountered. His voyages took him from France to Hawaii, to Alaska and East Asia, but his ship suddenly disappeared near the Solomon Islands. Item number: #624 Price: $ 250 GOODRICH, Samuel G. The story of La Peyrouse : with engravings Philadelphia: : Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 282p • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure • Language: English • Size: ~5.75in X 4.75in (14.5cm x 12cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 624 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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