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Author Name    [Arctic Exploration] Gilder, William H.

Title   ...Schwatka's Search: Sleding in the Arctic in Quest of the Franklin Records

Binding   Hardcover.

Publisher   New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881.

Seller ID   008329

Chronicling the account by New York Herald correspondent Gilder of his travel with Schwatka searching for a landmark on King William's Island that turned out to no longer contain records from the long-lost Franklin Expedition, and the ensuing journey by sled across the Canadian Arctic.

From August 1878 to August 1880 five men navigated northern Canada searching for Franklin's records; the book contains details of sledging, travel conditions, notes on Eskimos, seal and walrus hunting.

Decorated dark green cloth covered boards with Maps and Illustrations. xvi, 316, 3 ad pages. Bindings firm. Boards have had wear and were somewhat repaired in the past. Text clean with even age-toning.

Price = 75.00 USD


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