Title: An Account of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west
passage by Hudson's Streights sic], to the western and southern
ocean of America: performed in the year 1746 and 1747, in the ship
California, Capt. Francis Smith, Commander.Author: Charles
SwainePublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph
Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana,
1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and
other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to
the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of
discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the
U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans,
slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana
offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere,
encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North
America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th
century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and
South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights
the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary
opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to
documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts,
newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and
more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of
original works are available via print-on-demand, making them
readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars,
and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from
various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this
title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to
insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington
CTRG10146770-BPublicationDate: 17480101SourceBibCitation: Selected
Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to
AmericaNotes: Clerk of the California: Theodore Swaine Drage,
supposed author, cf. Molnar, v. 1, p. 873.Collation: 2 v.: ill.,
maps; 20 cm
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