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Fragments of voyages and travels : including anecdotes of a naval life : chiefly for the use of young persons

Author: Basil Hall
Publisher: Edinburgh : R. Cadell ; London : Whittaker, Treacher, & Co., 1831-1833.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adventures around the world by a captain in the Royal Navy, "including his experiences with the allied forces at the Battle of Coruna in 1809, and his cruise to Ireland and Madeira in the Endymion. Visits to the Cape of Good Hope, the Comoro Islands, Ceylon, Borneo, etc. are described in detail, and much information about the South Seas and the Monsoons of the tropics is presented. The tird series gives important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hall, Basil, 1788-1844.
Fragments of voyages and travels.
Edinburgh : R. Cadell ; London : Whittaker, Treacher, & Co., 1831-1833
(OCoLC)867720456
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Hall
OCLC Number: 6153425
Notes: Added t.p., engr., vol. 1 of each series.
First through third series; each series consists of three parts.
Description: 3 volumes in 9 ; 16 cm
Responsibility: by Captain Basil Hall.

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Adventures around the world by a captain in the Royal Navy, "including his experiences with the allied forces at the Battle of Coruna in 1809, and his cruise to Ireland and Madeira in the Endymion. Visits to the Cape of Good Hope, the Comoro Islands, Ceylon, Borneo, etc. are described in detail, and much information about the South Seas and the Monsoons of the tropics is presented. The tird series gives important facts about the British East India Company and the Indian fleet."--Hill, p. 439.

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