Lot 642: To Northwest Coast in search of otter skins

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:58

Lot 642: Author: Bishop, Charles; Title: The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales, 1794-1799; Place Published: Cambridge; Publisher: Printed for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press; Date Published: 1967; Description: lvi, 342 pp. Edited by Michael Roe. With 6 maps on 4 sheets, 2 of them folding; frontispiece misprinted so it is blank (it should be facsimile of ms. by Bishop). Blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, jacket.Bishop sailed on a trading voyage to the northwest coast of America, tasked with procuring otter furs from the native Americans, and sailing to Canton via Japan to sell the cargo. Issued as Hakluyt Society Second Series No. CXXXI.Lots sold without reserve are sold "as Is" and are not returnable under any circumstances. The minimum shipping and handling per invoice is $20 for shipments to the US and $30 for shipments outside the US, please consider this when determining your bid amount. Condition: Jacket spine a little darkened and rubbed; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $10-100
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