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, Volume 1
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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the ...
William Edward Parry
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