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Sir Edward Parry

 Quest for the Northwest Passage and North Pole 1818- 1827

Ken Stone's epic takes us to the icy Arctic with Sir Edward Parry on his heroic search for a northwest passage; then to Australia's recently mapped hinterland where he consolidates an Australian Agricultural Company settlement, which comes close to failure.

In colonial Sydney, my ancestor, Anna Josepha King and her contemporaries, including John Macarthur, Archdeacon Broughton and Governor Bourke, live again in a few crisp lines.

288 pages


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