by J.H. Parry.
World Publishing Company, 1953.
375 pages. illustrated
very good copy in a slightly worn dust-jacket
a good outline history of European exploration, trade, and settlement in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. includes much on the maritime aspects, and includes interesting chapters on the ships and shipbuilders, pilotage and navigation, charts and maps, etc. of the period.