BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Vancouver, a life, 1757-1798 Godwin, George, 1889-1974


"Bibliography: pp.297-298. A straightforward biography written by a professional writer who has published on a wide variety of subjects. Appendix, pp. 181-296, contains explanatory notes and a valuable collection of historical documents relating to Vancouver's family and his naval career, including Thomas Edgar's story, an account of the death of Cook and the attempts to recover his body. Also published from the English printing by D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1931."-- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 107.

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