The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island, 1578.
Frobisher, Martin .] Edited By James McDermott.
London: The Hakluyt Society, 2001. 9.75" x 6.75". 268pp., with index. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. This account of the largest fleet ever to visit Baffin Island in the frenzy of an ultimately false gold rush includes stories of "travails in arctic seas, near comic failuresof navigation, and the back - breaking task of mining" large mnts of ore in the short Arctic summer. The book draws from many sources. With several illustrations after drawings and maps. Hakluyt Society publication Third Series, Number 6. Hardcover (Item ID: 2584)