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1 PEARD, George Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: No.143 GOUGH, Barry M., editor BEECHEY, Frederick William To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey. in dj
Hakluyt Society, 1973, 
(PEARD, George). GOUGH, Barry M., (ed.). To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey: The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. Blossom, 1825-1828. Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1973.Pp 272, port. frontis.+ 4 pages of plates + 2 fldg charts. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. The Hakluyt Society, 2nd Series, No.143. "[. ..] a lucid account of one of the most comprehensive British naval voyages to the Pacific since the days of Cook, Vancouver and Broughton. The Blossommade her way via Cape Horn to the Pacific, called at various places within the Pacific rim, and searched in vain for the expeditions of Captain Willi am Edward Parry and John Franklin expected at Bering Strait. George Peard, the first lieutenant of the Blossom, gives detailed descriptions of the places visited and the inhabitants, among them Pitcairn Island and the Gambier, Tahitian and Hawaiian groups. No less valuable are his accounts of Kamchatka, California, the Northwestern extremity of North America, and various parts of South America." dj. Vg in dj. 50.00

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