- 414 pages
- Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H. M. S. Fly, Vol. 2 of 2
- Joseph Beete Jukes
- 22 June 2017 Joseph Beete Jukes
Excerpt From Narrative Of The Surveying Voyage Of H M S Fly, Vol 2 Of 2 Commanded By Captain F P Blackwood, R N., In Torres Strait, New Guinea, And Other Islands Of The Eastern Archipelago, During The Year 1842 1846It Is Written In A Free And Impartial Manner, Is Lucid In Its Descriptions, Surprisingly Correc Ails, And Many Important Features Of The Campaign, Which Have Hitherto Remained Either Wh Oticed, Or Else Kept Too Much In Shadow, Are Now Brought Forward Into Proper Relief Whilst Nd Military Operations Of The Period Are Delineated With The Pen Of An Enlightened Soldier I D, By Separating, With Much Discrimination, The Gold From The Dross, He Has Turned To Excel Aunt The Materials For His Undertaking, Which Seem To Have Owed To Him From Every Quarter Consequence Is That A Standard History Has Been Produced, Remarkable For Its Spirit And Vigou 1 As For Its Truth U S Journal.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.