Symons, Thomas H. B.
Meta Incognita: A Discourse of Discovery. Martin Frobisher's Arctic Expeditions, 1576- 1578. Mercury Series Directorate Paper 10.
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Hull: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1999. First edition, in two volumes (xlvi, 298; vi, 299- 636). SIGNED by Symons. Illustrated with sixteen colour plates and several additional b&w. Quarto (22cm x 28cm) in pictorial stiff wraps. Contributions from fourteen experts on such matters as boats, exploration, cartography in a wide-ranging study of exploratioon in Elizabethan times, including details of Frobisher's vessels, finance and organization of the expedition, human and natural history of Baffin Island. A handsome copy.
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