Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal
Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal

INVENTORY #100651

Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal

OSBORN, Sherard

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Title continues: "or Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition in 1850-51. To Which is Added the Career, Last Voyage and Fate of Captain Sir John Franklin." Includes informative notes on West Greenland Eskimos, negotiating the ice of northern Baffin Bay, ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic waters, hunting adventures, clothing, food and equipment (for sledge journeys and otherwise), carrier pigeons, the sledge journeys, arctic nature and winter recreations. Appendix records the return of the squadron and notes the American expedition under DeHaven. Arctic Bib 12899.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
  • Edition: New Edition
  • Date Published: 1865
  • Place Published: Edinburgh and London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    x, 234 p. 19 cm. 1 fold-out map showing the track of the HMS Pioneer in Search of Sir John Franklin 1851-1852. Also one full-page map and small maps set in text. Cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Faint stain to back cover, small tears spine ends, bumped corners. A few small smudges to interior and a few notes in pencil.

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