The book is Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2. Written about the Departure from Winter Island. Meet with some Esquimaux travelling to the Northward. Account of a Journey performed in Sledges up an Inlet to the Westward. The gale, which had for some time been blowing from the northward, veered to the N.W.b.W., and increased in strength on the 1st of July, which soon began to produce the effect of drifting the ice off the land.