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Ice:A Victorian Romance
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, is an exhibition of fifty-five rare books and journals, with lovely
Online exhibition of rare books and journals commemorating the British "infatuation with the Arctic," which began in 1818 "with the Admiralty trying to find an outlet for naval officers and seamen who had been idled by the end of the Napoleonic wars." from the growing collection
found at the Linda Hall Library.