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a-head able afterwards amongst the ice appearance Arctic Arctic Circle Baffin's Bay beautiful bergs boats breeze BRITISH BIRDS Cape coast coloured crew Danish Davis Strait DEAD FISH deck deep Disco edge Engravings ESQUIMAUX REPORT exceedingly fast Fiord floe Foolscap 8vo fulmar gale getting Greenland harbour harpooner heard heavy HISTORY OF BRITISH icebergs Illustrations immense imperial 8vo instant island ivory gull JOHN VAN VOORST krang laminae Lancaster Sound lances land ledge LEIFLY LESSER REDPOLE looked lying master mate MELVILLE BAY miles NATURAL HISTORY night northward pancake ice PATERNOSTER ROW Peterhead piece Pond's Bay Post 8vo pulled rocks round royal 8vo running sail sailors scarcely scene seemed seen ship shore shot side sight Sir James Ross Sir John Franklin's snow SNOW BUNTING soon southward strange surface towing Upernavik vessels vols voyage whale whilst wind WOLLASTON ISLANDS
Page 157 - A MANUAL OF GOTHIC MOLDINGS. A Practical Treatise on their Formation, Gradual Development, Combinations, and Varieties ; with full Directions for copying them, and for determining their Dates.
Page 17 - As they strengthen, many of them coalesce, and form a larger mass. The undulations of the sea still continuing, these enlarged pieces strike each other on every side, whereby they become rounded, and their edges turned up, whence they obtain the name of cakes or pancakes ; several of these again unite, and thereby continue to increase, forming larger flakes, until they become, perhaps, a foot in thickness, and many yards in circumference.
Page 156 - ORNITHOLOGICAL RAMBLES IN SUSSEX ; with a Systematic Catalogue of the Birds of that County, and Remarks on their Local Distribution.
Page 157 - With Observations on the Osteology, Natural Affinities, and probable Habits of the Megatherioid Quadrupeds in general. By RICHARD OWEN, FRS, &c.
Page 157 - Heraldry of Fish. By THOMAS MOULE. The Engravings, 205 in number, are from Stained Glass, Tombs, Sculpture, and Carving, Medals and Coins, Rolls of Arms, and Pedigrees. 8vo, 21s. A few on large paper (royal 8vo) for colouring, £2 2s.
Page 51 - And, hark! the lengthening roar continuous runs Athwart the rifted deep: at once it bursts, And piles a thousand mountains to the clouds. Ill fares the bark with trembling wretches charged, That, tossed amid the floating fragments, moors Beneath the shelter of an icy isle, While night o'erwhelms the sea, and horror looks More horrible. Can human force endure Th...
Page 45 - ... the cries of two hundred sailors leaping upon the frozen surface, with only such portions of their wardrobe as they could snatch in a single instant. The Rattler is said to have become the most complete wreck almost ever known. She was literally turned inside out, and her stem and stern carried to the distance of a gunshot from each other. The Achilles had her sides nearly pressed together, her stern thrust out, her decks and beams broken into innu merable pieces. The Ville de Dieppe...
Page 159 - BELL'S Br. Quadrupeds and Reptiles, and Y ARRELL'S Br. Birds and Fishes; so printed as to be applicable for labels. 8vo. 2s. 6d. A CABINET EDITION OF THE HOLY BIBLE; the Authorized Version. With 24 highly-finished steel Engravings. The Historical subjects from the most esteemed paintings of the Old Masters, and the Landscapes from drawings by W. WESTALL, ARA In embossed binding, 10s. (>'</. A CABINET EDITION OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER; the Authorized Version.
Page 43 - W., about forty miles to the southward of Cape York. They ranged themselves under the shelter of a large and rugged floe, having water barely sufficient to float them. Here they formed a majestic line behind each other, standing stem to stern so close as to afford a continued...