Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic

INVENTORY #1457

Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic

STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

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Contents: Introduction by Stephen Leacock; The Disappearance of the Greenland Colony; The Lost Franklin Expedition; The Strange Fate of Thomas Simpson; How Did Andree Die?; The Missing Soviet Flyers; and Bibliography. Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879-1962) was a explore and ethnologist who studied the Canadian Arctic and served at the Director of Polar Studies with Dartmouth College. Many of the artifacts collected during his own expeditions now reside at the Dartmouth College Library. This book offers readers access to his critical assessment of Arctic explorations that came before his own.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The MacMillan Company
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1956
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    xi, 381 p. 21 cm. 1 b&w plate + 3 b&w illustrations. 9th printing. Presentation copy signed by the author. Black cloth hardcover with silver impressing. In mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Jacket has chipped spine ends, tiny tear in rear bottom edge, some soiling. Inside, the pages are clean and in near new condition.

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