<b>Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55 </b><br> [The Lakeside Classics]

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55
[The Lakeside Classics]


The classic account of explorer, physician and naval officer Dr Elisha Kent Kane (1820 - 1857), leader of The Second Grinnell Expedition of 1853, the American effort to determine the fate of Sir John Franklin's (1786 - 1847) expedition. The team explored northwest of Greenland (now known as Grinnell Land). -------- Though unable to determine the fate of Franklin, the expedition set a new record for northward penetration and discovered the long-sought open Polar Sea. 31 chapters of graphic records of discoveries including flora, fauna, native peoples and meteroroligcal events.P>
First Edition Thus. First Printing. 12 mo; 17.5 cm.; 6.75 inches tall.447 pages with index. Illustrated with in-text drawings color maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color. Dark Brown publisher's cloth with stamped spine title sand front emblem; top edge gilt.


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality.

Title: Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55
[The Lakeside Classics]

Author Name: Kane, Elisha Kent ; Edited by Chauncy Loomis & Constance Martin.

Illustrator: Illustrated with in-text drawings color maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color.

Categories: Other, Polar Exploration, Exploration, 19th Century, A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing.

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press.: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Size: 12 mo; 17.5 cm.; 6.75 inches tall.447 pages

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 009950