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Magellan and the First Circumnavigation of the World

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Ian Cameron's book is about the voyage and the man-- Magellan's early adventures, his disgrace at court in Portugal, his constant struggle against ill-luck and lack of recognition and his ultimate triumph--albeit with a sad ending--under the patronage of Spain--all vividly and movingly described.

Includes Bibliography and Index.

16 pages of colour plates, 100 illustrations
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published December 31st 1973 by Saturday Review Press (first published January 1st 1973)
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This is an easy to read history of Magellan's attempt to circumnavigate the world. This account contains numerous illustrations as well as passages from the period. Magellan's death in the Philippines is described. This is a thinking historical read.
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Donald Gordon Payne (born January 3, 1924 in London) is an English author.

Using James Vance Marshall as a pseudonym, Payne has written such books as A River Ran Out of Eden (1962) and White-Out (1999). His most famous book is probably Walkabout (1959), first published as The Children and later made into a movie starring Jenny Agutter.

Payne has also used Ian Cameron and Donald Gordon as pseudonyms.
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