On the Edge

Mapping North America's Coasts
Author(s): 
McCoy, Roger
ISBN: 
9780199744046
Date published: 
July 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

This book tracks the progress of a four hundred year effort to map the coasts of North America after 1492. A set of maps show the progression of exploration over time, and narratives of the voyages illustrate the trials and dangers faced by the men as they made their maps.