The Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and The Discovery of North America (Peter Firstbrook) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Exploration shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: BBC Books, 1997, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Chronological tables ; Colour photographs; Colour plates; Black & white plates; Black & white drawings; Maps; Appendices ;
From the cover: On 24 June 1497, John Cabot became the first European of his day to land in North America. Five hundred years later, a full-size replica of Cabots ship, the Matthew, sails from Bristol to mark the anniversary of his extraordinary but little known transatlantic voyage.
Part historical detective work into life on land and at sea during the great Age of Discovery, and part celebration of the rebuilding of Cabots tiny ship, The Voyage of the Matthew is a beautifully illustrated companion to this unique histori…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.