Moorehead, Alan,: The Fatal Impact; The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767 -- 1840
Book Number: 0246178
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1966. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations, appendix, selected bibliography and index. 25 illustrations, and 5 black and white maps and drawings by H. J. Blackman. " "The history of the South Pacific region since the discovery by Europeans have been one of disaster, corruption and annihilation. "...and, ironically, in each case it was Cook, one of the greatest and certainly the most humane explorer of his day, who was to cause the fatal impact.". -- from the front fold over panel blurb, of the hardcover dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 283 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration ; Pacific; History -- Pacific ; Inventory No: 0246178.