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"A relation of a voyage for the discovery of a passage by the north-east to Japan and China; performed in his majesties shipp the Speedwell, and Prosperous pinck, anno Domini 1676. Where is shewed the reasons and grounds of the probability of a passage before the attempt, with some good observations made in the said voyage. By capt. John Wood", 1676

MS. Rawl. A. 467
Held at the Weston Library

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Prefixed are two coloured charts; the first, a draught of the ice between Greenland and Nova Zembla: the second, a map of the Arctic circle.


  • Creation: 1676


29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 467

Custodial History

Owned by Samuel Pepys.


  • The voyage was printed in 1694, and again in 1711, with that of sir John Narborough, and others.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom