"A Buccaneer's Atlas: Basil Ringrose's South Sea Waggoner", Howse, Derek
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1992 (published)
Publication: University of California Press
9.3 x 12.2 inches
23.6 x 31 cm
A Sea Atlas and Sailing Directions of the Pacific Coast of the America's, 1682. Edited by Derek Howse & Norman J.W. Thrower. Fascinating book filled with scores of Ringrose's manuscript drawings of harbors and anchorages. Covers the region from California to Tierra del Fuego, the Galapagos and Jan Fernandez. Unless you can travel to Greenwich to see the original, this is the only publication available. Illustrations in B & W. Hard bound in purple cloth with dust jacket, 314pp+index.