Adventures in the Ice: A Comprehensive Summary of Arctic Exploration, Discovery and Adventure, Including Experiences of Captain Penny, the Veteran Whaler, Now First Published
History of exploration, mainly of Canadian arctic, and search for Northwest Passage. Account of arctic whaling, and some autobiographical reminiscences of Captain William Penny.
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