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The dangerous voyage of Capt. Thomas James : in his intended discovery of a North West passage into the South Sea : wherein the miseries indured [sic], both going, wintering and returning, and the rarities observ'd ... are related ... : to which is added, a map ... ; also divers tables ... of the variation of the compass, &c.

Author: Thomas James
Publisher: London : Printed in 1633, and now reprinted for O. Payne ..., 1740.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas James
OCLC Number: 7603251
Notes: First published under title, "The Strange and Dangerous Voyage of Captaine Thomas Iames." Cox II, p. 4 lists this 2nd edition, "said to be inferior to the original." Cf. Maggs 465.
James was forced by exceptionally bad weather to winter in the southern part of Hudson Bay. His account "contains some remarkable physical observations respecting the intensity of the cold and the accumulation of ice in northern latitudes."--Lowndes.
With woodcut head and tail pieces, initials.
Bound with Pointis, J.-B.D. An authentick and particular account of the taking of Carthagena. London, 1740.
Description: [10], 142 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 20 cm (8vo)
Responsibility: with an appendix, concerning the longitude, by Master Gellibrand ...

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