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Journal of a Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific [electronic resource]: Performed in the Years 1824-25 in His Majesty's Ships, Hecla and Fury, Under the Orders of Captain William E. Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and Commander of the Expedition

Parry, William Edward, Sir; Ross, James Clark, Sir; Hooker, William Jackson, Sir; Jameson, Robert
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1826.
Language
English
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description
232 pages, 8 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates (folded) : illustrations, folded map ; 25 cm
Notes
  • "Published by authority of the Lord's Commissioners of the Admiralty."
  • "Advertisement. The English edition of this work is accompanied by a series of meteorological tables, which would greatly increase the bulk, and of course the expense of this edition, if appended thereto. On mature reflection, the publishers have judged it advisable to omit them, as not being of general utility proportioned to the additional expense to the purchasers. The public libraries contain the quarto edition of the voyage, where the curious may consult them": p. [v].
  • "Zoology", p. [165]-195, is written by Lieut. James Clark Ross.
  • "Botanical appendix", p. [196]-209, is written by Professor [William Jackson] Hooker.
  • "Notes on the geology of the countries discovered during Captain Parry's second expedition. A.D. 1821-22-23", p. 210-232, is written by Professor [Robert] Jameson.
  • Publisher's advertising: 8 p., 2nd count.
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society.
  • Sabin no. 58867.
Local Notes
Maritime; Travel; Science.
2010A892700.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2010. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2010 miunns.
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