Pioneers of the Pacific - Voyages of Exploration 1787 -1810
Nigel Rigby and Pieter van der Merwe (Intro. Glyn Williams)
Publisher: National Maritime Museum
This book tells the stories of Pacific exploration which continued the work of Captain Cook. These voyages, by William Bligh, George Vancouver, Matthew Flinders, Le Perouse and Arthur Phillip, span a time that saw Britain become the world's leading maritime power. More...