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Arctic artist the journal and paintings of George Back, midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English


  • Back, George.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by C. Stuart Houston ; commentary by I. S. MacLaren.
SeriesRupert"s Land Record Society Series
ContributionsHouston, C. Stuart, 1927-, MacLaren, I. S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii,403p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22000741M
ISBN 100773511814

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