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The Arctic whaling journals of William Scoresby the younger. Vol. 2, The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816

Author: William Scoresby; C Ian Jackson; Hakluyt Society.
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate ; London : for the Hakluyt Society, 2008.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Encouraged by Sir Joseph Banks, William Scoresby expanded the logs of his Arctic whaling voyages into lengthy journals. His scientific records, comments on social and religious topics, and his detailed descriptions of navigation and whaling are at the heart of this edited collection.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
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Scoresby, William, 1789-1857.
Arctic whaling journals of William Scoresby the younger. Vol. 2, The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate ; London : For The Hakluyt Society, 2008
(OCoLC)647616742
Named Person: William Scoresby; William Scoresby
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Scoresby; C Ian Jackson; Hakluyt Society.
ISBN: 9780904180923 0904180921
OCLC Number: 269434816
Description: xxxvii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction: The voyages; Charles Steward; Scoresby's personal and religious development; Scoresby the scientist; Conclusion. The Journals of William Scoresby the Younger and Charles Steward: Journal of 1814; Journal of Charles Steward of 1814; Journal of 1815; Journal of 1816; Appendix: Scoresby's Navigation, by George Huxtable; Works cited; Index.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 20.
Other Titles: Voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816
Responsibility: [William Scoresby] ; edited by C. Ian Jackson ; with an appendix by George Huxtable.

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Containing accounts of his three voyages in the Esk in 1814-16, this second volume of William Scoresby's journals combines scientific records and social and religious comment as well as detailed  Read more...

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