1854 Story of La Peyrouse Samuel Goodrich Naval Expedition Adventure Hawaii ASIA

GOODRICH, Samuel G.

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“The fogs for two or three days hung so thick in the air, that La Peyrouse, in view of the dark prospect before him, and the lateness of the season, game up the plan of exploring the northern Kuriles, and resolved to bend his course towards Kamschatka.”

Samuel G Goodrich, La Peyrouse, p. 239

 

“The Story of La Peyrouse” by Samuel Goodrich is the fourth work in ‘Peter Parley’s Little Library’. Samuel Goodrich, a 19th-century American author and politician, was better known under his pseudonym Peter Parley. This work includes 12 engraved illustrations.

 

The story follows adventure tales, sea voyages, and Jesuit explorations in Asia, of John Francis de Galaup de La Peyrouse. His expedition unexpectedly vanished in Oceania, but not before his much of his naval journey was recorded. Goodrich provides an exciting story of the scientific expeditions and world discovery that La Peyrouse encountered. His voyages took him from France to Hawaii, to Alaska and East Asia, but his ship suddenly disappeared near the Solomon Islands.

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1854 Story of La Peyrouse Samuel Goodrich Naval Expedition Adventure Hawaii ASIA

 

“The fogs for two or three days hung so thick in the air, that La Peyrouse, in view of the dark prospect before him, and the lateness of the season, game up the plan of exploring the northern Kuriles, and resolved to bend his course towards Kamschatka.”

Samuel G Goodrich, La Peyrouse, p. 239

 

“The Story of La Peyrouse” by Samuel Goodrich is the fourth work in ‘Peter Parley’s Little Library’. Samuel Goodrich, a 19th-century American author and politician, was better known under his pseudonym Peter Parley. This work includes 12 engraved illustrations.

 

The story follows adventure tales, sea voyages, and Jesuit explorations in Asia, of John Francis de Galaup de La Peyrouse. His expedition unexpectedly vanished in Oceania, but not before his much of his naval journey was recorded. Goodrich provides an exciting story of the scientific expeditions and world discovery that La Peyrouse encountered. His voyages took him from France to Hawaii, to Alaska and East Asia, but his ship suddenly disappeared near the Solomon Islands.

 

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GOODRICH, Samuel G.

 

The story of La Peyrouse : with engravings

 

Philadelphia: : Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 282p
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~5.75in X 4.75in (14.5cm x 12cm)

 

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Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

GOODRICH, Samuel G.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete