Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry ; with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations
Parry's First voyage
Voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage
Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
Beechey, F. W. (Frederick William), 1796-1856
Brown, Robert, 1773-1858
Curtis, John, 1791-1862
Gray, John Edward, 1800-1875
Kirby, William, 1759-1850
Kirby, William, 1817-1906
König, Charles Dietrich Eberhard, 1774-1851
Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883
Thomson, J., engraver,
Westall, William, 1781-1850
London, John Murray, 1821
"Published by authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."
"London: Printed by William Clowes"--Verso of half title.
Frontispiece is portrait of Capt Parry, by S. Drummond, engraved by J. Thomson.
Engravings by W. Westall; illustrations by J. Curtis and F. W. Beechey.
"A supplement to the appendix, containing an account of the subjects of natural history, was published in London in 1824."--Hill coll., p. 464.
UC San Diego. Hill Coll., | no. 1311
Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms.
Discovery and exploration
Parry, William Edward,
G635.P3 A5 vol. 1
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