Four Travel Journals / The Americas, Antarctica and Africa / 1775-1874

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This volume offers annotated texts with biographical and historical introductions of four previously unpublished travel journals from the period 1775-1874. The first of these is the journal of a participant in a Spanish expedition sent from Mexico to explore the north-west coast of America. From the outset, difficulties plagued the voyage. Bodega's ship, a small schooner named Sonora, was not designed for open-ocean voyaging. A landing party was attacked and killed; midway into the voyage the Sonora became separated from ...

Four Travel Journals / The Americas, Antarctica and Africa / 1775-1874 2008, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780904180909

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