By: Samuel Edward Dawson
Heritage Books, Inc: (1905)
Seller ID: D2252
Condition: 565 pages, (1905) 2003, paper, index, 565 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
A must for those interested in history and geography. Dawson sets out to relate the chief facts pertaining to the discovery and exploration of the northeastern part of the continent of North America. He begins with a geographical sketch of the area, followed by an introductory chapter, and a review of John Cabot's first two voyages, the second of which ended in disappointment. Additional chapters discuss the Corte-Reals and Portuguese Discovery, Mythical Pre-Columbian Discoveries, Private Adventurers-Cabot to Cartier, the Voyage of Verrazano, the Voyage of Stephen Gomez, Results of Exploration... View More...