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A voyage to Spitzbergen : containing an account of that country, of the zoology of the North; of the Shetland Islands; and of the whale fishery. With an appendix, containing an historical account of the Dutch, English and American whale fisheries; some important observations on the variation of the compass, & c; and some extracts from Mr. Scoresby's paper on Preview this item
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A voyage to Spitzbergen : containing an account of that country, of the zoology of the North; of the Shetland Islands; and of the whale fishery. With an appendix, containing an historical account of the Dutch, English and American whale fisheries; some important observations on the variation of the compass, & c; and some extracts from Mr. Scoresby's paper on "polar ice"

Author: John Laing, (Surgeon); A. Balfour and Co.,
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for the author, 1825
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A new editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laing, John, surgeon.
Voyage to Spitzbergen.
Edinburgh, For the author, 1825
(OCoLC)609445389
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Laing, (Surgeon); A. Balfour and Co.,
OCLC Number: 29976571
Notes: "The journal I kept while on board the Resolution in 1806, is taken as the basis of the subsequent little work. It may, however, be looked upon as containing the observations I made both in 1806 and 1807, as I have engrossed into the narration whatever I observed of consequence the following year."--Page [3].
"Extracts from reviews in recommendation of this work" on final leaf verso.
Description: [4], 163, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates : port., map ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: by John Laing, surgeon.

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