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Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific
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Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry : illustrated by numerous plates

Title Variants

Alternative: Captain Parry's journal

Alternative: Second voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage

By

Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855

Lyon, G. F. (George Francis), 1795-1832 , ill.
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857 , engraver.
Melville, Robert Saunders Dundas, Viscount, 1771-1851 , dedicatee.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London, John Murray, 1824

Notes

"Published by authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."

"London: Printed by W. Clowes"--Verso of t.p.

Includes music (p. 542).

"Vocabulary of Esquimaux words and sentences": p. [559]-571.

Illustrations by George Francis Lyon, Captain of the "Hecla"; engraved by Edward Finden.

Dedicated to Viscount Melville.

"This work deals with the characteristics of the Eskimos and is a treatise on aboriginal life as welll as a narrative of scientific discoveries."--Hill coll, p. 464.

Errata: p. [572].

UC San Diego. Hill Coll., | no. 1312

Subjects

1790-1855 , 19th century , Arctic regions , British , Canada , Discovery and exploration , Eskimos , Fury (Ship) , Hecla (Ship) , Inuit , Natural history , Northwest Passage , Parry, William Edward, , Sir, , Social life and customs , Travel

Call Number

G650 1821 .P3 1824

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.78985
LCCN: 52008902
OCLC: 33120142

 

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