The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross R.N. Knt. to the Arctic Regions: For the Discovery of a North West Passage; Performed in the Years 1829-30-31-32 and 33 to which is Prefixed the Abridgement of the Former Voyage of Captns, Ross, Parry and Other Celebrated Navigators to the Northern Lattitudes, Compiled from Authentic Information and Original Documents

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