Description - North-East Passage to Muscovy by C. P. Mayers
North-East Passage to Muscovy explores important and overlooked sea voyages, the motivation behind them, the geographical knowledge acquired on them which put England in the forefront of cartography, and the extraordinary dealings of the Muscovy Company - which included passing on a proposal of marriage to Elizabeth I from Ivan the Terrible.
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(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - C. P. Mayers
Kit Mayers is a keen maritime historian, with a master's degree in maritime history from the University of Exeter. His nautical experiences include sailing around the world in a Whitbread Round the World Race as a crew member under Chay Blythe. He was also director of laboratories to the Grenfell Mission in Newfoundland and a member of the first Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic in 1985/6.