The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe with a historical review of previous journeys along the north coast of the Old World by A. E. Nordenskiöld

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Published by Macmillan and Co. in New York .

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  • Northeast Passage.,
  • Arctic regions.

Subjects:

  • Vega (Ship),
  • Northeast Passage,
  • Arctic regions

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Statementby A.E. Nordenkiöld, tr. by Alexander Leslie, with five steel portraits, numerous maps, and illustrations.
ContributionsLeslie, Alexander, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG700.1878 .N832
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 756 p. incl. front., illus.
Number of Pages756
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6594760M
LC Control Number17004407
OCLC/WorldCa223254

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The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe: with a historical review of previous journeys along the north coast of the old world / by A.E. Nordenskiöld ; translated by Alexander Leslie ; with five steel portraits, numerous maps, and illustrations. London: Macmillan and Co., 8vo, xviii, ii,3 pp.

Two portraits and two maps plus illustrations in the text, owner's blind stamp to half title, marbled endpapers and edges, prize label of Ashby-de-la-Zouch to the paste down.

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