Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska: Formerly Russian America--now Ceded to the United States--and in Various Other Parts of the North Pacific

J. Murray, 1868 - 331 Seiten

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Seite 5 - It is in this very latitude where we now were, that geographers have placed the pretended strait of Juan de Fuca. But we saw nothing like it; nor is there the least probability that ever any such thing existed.
Seite 3 - Life and Times of Titian, with some Account of hig Family, chiefly from new and unpublished records. With Portrait and Illustrations. 2 vols. Svo. 42s. GUMMING (R. GORDON). Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa.
Seite 25 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Seite 1 - And very often have we heard How men are killed and undone, By overturns of carriages, By thieves and fires in London. We know what risks all landsmen run, From noblemen to tailors; Then, Bill, let us thank Providence That you and I are sailors !
Seite 2 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Seite 278 - Perhaps in no other American city would the ladies invoice so high per head as in San Francisco, when they go out to the opera, or to party, or ball. Their point lace is deeper, their moire antique stiffer, their skirts a trifle longer, their corsage an inch lower, their diamonds more brilliant, — and more of them, — than the cosmopolite is likely to find elsewhere.
Seite 324 - ... overlies the blue sandstone, which, in its turn, I think, covers the blue slates. The coal seam is very limited, being on the extreme point of a bluff, and the greater part of it has been denuded. The fossils are very poor, vegetable, and resemble fuci. The coal is of good quality, bituminous, noncaking, and leaves a gray ash. The seam is sixteen inches wide.
Seite 6 - A NOTE MADE BY ME MICHAEL LOK the elder, touching the Strait of Sea, commonly called Fretum Anian, in the South Sea, through the Northwest passage of Meta incognita.
Seite 19 - An Investigation of the Principles of Athenian Architecture; or, the Results of a Recent Survey conducted chiefly with reference to the Optical Refinements exhibited in the construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens.

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