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Eskimaux and English vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic expeditions.

John Washington

Eskimaux and English vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic expeditions.

by John Washington

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimo languages -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • Eskimo languages -- Conversation and phrase books (for seamen),
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Eskimo.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM63 .W33 1850
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3268094M
    LC Control Number83189797

    It was in the same year that Kalli rendered essential service in the preparation of a Greenland Esquimaux Vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic Expedition of that year. The work was printed by direction of the Lords of the Admiralty, with a short preface . Arctic - Arctic - Study and exploration: The earliest references to Arctic exploration are shrouded in obscurity as a result both of inaccurate ideas of the shape of the Earth and of primitive navigation techniques, which make it difficult to interpret early maps and accounts of voyages. Probably the first to approach the Arctic regions was a Greek, Pytheas, who in the 4th century bce made a.

    Soil below the ground that is permanently frozen. The thick layer of fat between the skin and the muscle layers in marine mammals. A trait that develops. Arctic Researches and Life Among the Esquimaux Book Summary: Arctic Researches and Life Among the Esqimauxbeing the narrative of an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, in the years , , and / by Charles Francis 's arctic research expedition and life among the Esquimaux.

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Eskimaux and English vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic expeditions by John Washington Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Eskimaux and English vocabulary for the use of the Arctic expeditions. [John Washington; John Murray; Great Britain. Admiralty. Arctic Committee.; Harrison and Sons (Printers),] -- First part, "Brief sketch of the Eskimaux grammar" chiefly from Crantz's History of Greenland, volume I, Chapter VI, page ; and Parry's Second Voyage,   Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, for the Use of the Arctic Expeditions [Washington, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, for the Use of the Arctic Expeditions. Washington (John). Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, for the Use of the Arctic Expedition, Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1st edition, London: John Murray,pp., occasional slight toning, first front endpaper excised, previous owner inscription, to front pastedown (erased), original cloth gilt, anchor design in blind to lower cover, a little rubbed.

Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, for the Use of the Arctic Expedition (London: John Murray, ). For the use of the Arctic expeditions. book first glance an unassuming little book bound in simple black cloth, the unexpected title – “Eskimaux Vocabulary / For the Use of the Arctic Expedition” – boldly printed in gilt to the front cover, quickly catches the eye and the.

First part, "Brief sketch of the Eskimaux grammar" chiefly from Crantz's History of Greenland, vol. I, Chap. VI., page ; and Parry's Second Voyage, Vocabulary presented in two parts: English-Eskimaux (four-column table per page), and Eskimaux-English (in two columns per page).

The English-Eskimaux table refer to "Labrador, or Eastern", "Winter Island and Iglúlik, or Central", and. Eskimaux and English Vocabulary for the use of the Arctic Expeditions. Publisher Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, John Murray, Publication place London, Publication date Price SOLD Reference This is a reference to a peculiar little book published by the British Admiralty in Its cover gives the title “Eskimaux Vocabulary for the use of the Arctic Expedition” and the inside title page expands that title to “Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic Expedition.”.

The sale at Dominic Winter of South Cerney on May 27 included this very rare copy of an Eskimo and English vocabulary book published by ‘Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty’ in for use on the Arctic expeditions ‘to carry relief to Sir John Franklin and his companions’.

Full text of "Esquimaux and English vocabulary [microform]: for the use of the Arctic expedition" See other formats. Eskimaux and English Vocabulary, the Royal Institution copy with presentation inscription from Captain Washington May 6and small stamp on title, publisher's cloth, lettered on upper cover (anchor in blind on the lower), backstrip repaired with tape, modern cloth slipcase oblong 8vo, John Murray, En etil aida le capitaine John Washington à réviser son ouvrage Eskimaux and English vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic expeditions, qui avait été publié à Londres en During and he helped Captain John Washington to revise his Eskimaux and English vocabulary, for the use of the Arctic expeditions (London, ).

1. 'Eskimaux and English' vocab book. The sale at Dominic Winter of South Cerney on May includes this very rare copy of an Eskimaux and English vocabulary book (above) published in for use on the Arctic expeditions ‘to carry. 'Eskimaux and English' vocab book The sale at Dominic Winter on May includes this copy of an Eskimaux and English vocabulary book published in for use on the Arctic expeditions ‘to carry relief to Sir John Franklin and his companions’, estimated at £ This item was given to members of the Franklin Relief Expedition.

The book is an English to Eskimaux vocabulary book dated 7th May Rare work on the Eskimo Language Title Eskimaux and English Vocabulary for the use of the Arctic Expeditions.

Publication English expedition led by Hugh Willoughby with Richard Chancellor as second in command searches for the Northeast Passage; – English expeditions led by Martin Frobisher reaches Baffin Island; Danish expedition led by John Allday fails to reach Greenland due to ice; – English expeditions led by John Davis explore the Davis Strait–Baffin Bay region and reaches.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.Commander of the expedition and the nominal captain of HMS Erebus, he is portrayed in the novel as a pompous snob and buffoon, seeking one last chance at fame and glory after several failed Arctic expeditions and his dismissal from the governorship of Van Diemen's Land.

Franklin is killed by the Tuunbaq early in the novel, whilst inspecting the.