Arctic Miscellanies: A Souvenir of the Late Polar Search

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Colburn, 1852 - Всего страниц: 347
Articles from the ship's newspaper, Aurora Borealis, published monthly on the 'Assistance', Captain H.T. Austin, during the Franklin search of 1850-51. Marginal notes by James Donnot, surgeon.
 

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