The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller: Comprising Selections from His Journals and Correspondence
Cosimo, Inc., 1 черв. 2007 р. - 232 стор.
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First edition of Ledyard's biography. Details his voyage with Cook in 1778, his journey through Siberia as well as his arrest in Yakutsk and eventual release. Ledyard was an early believer in the ... Читати огляд повністю