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In 1838, the U.S. government launched the largest discovery voyage the Western world had ever seen-6 sailing vessels and 346 men bound for the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Four years later, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, or Ex. Ex. as it was known, returned with an astounding array of accomplishments and discoveries: 87,000 miles logged, 280 Pacific islands surveyed, 4,000 zoological specimens collected, including 2,000 new species, and the discovery of the continent of Antarctica.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Title: Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
[Pacific Ocean] [Discovery of Antarctica]
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: New York:, Viking,: 2003.
ISBN Number: 067003231X
ISBN Number 13: 9780670032310
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 007950