Memoirs of the life and travels of John Ledyard, from his journals and correspondence / by Jared Sparks

Maker and role
Author: Jared Sparks (b.1789, d.1866)
Publisher: Henry Colburn
Production date
1828
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Production place
London/England
Description
Biography of the life and exploratory expeditions and travels of John Ledyard. Includes Captain Cook's third voyage of 1776, an overland journey through Russia, Alaska and the U.S.A. and an African expedition.
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Media/materials description
1/2 leather bound; fawn linen boards; spine cords ; dark red spine title plate with gold lettering; marbled textblock fore edges
Measurements
xii, 428 p. ; 21 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 210 x 30 x 140mm
Subjects
Ledyard, John, 1751-1789
Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Journeys
Explorers - United States - Biography
Pacific Area - Discovery and exploration
Accession number
A149.309

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