Charting the Sea of Darkness: The Four Voyages of Henry Hudson by Donald S Johnson
In Charting the Sea of Darkness, Donald S. Johnson details the four voyages of English explorer and navigator Captain Henry Hudson, who sold his services to both England and rival Holland in efforts to discover a sea passage to the East Indies.
Illustrated with maps, charts, prints and ship elevations, this paperback book is 247 pages long including 3 Appendices ("The Half Moon," "North Atlantic Currents" and "Sixteenth Century Distances and Boat Speeds"), Endnotes to chapters, Bibliography and Index.
This copy is in very good condition, tightly bound, with strong spine and clean pages without marks or folded corners. There is very only slight foxing, and the cover snows minimal shelf wear.
Ref. History, North America, exploration, 17th century, pirates, voyages