Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America


Johan Adrian Jacobsen (1853 - 1947) was a Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer. He is mainly known as a collector of ethnographical objects, and a recruiter of indigenous peoples for the ethnographical shows for a zoo in Hamburg. Starting in mid-1881, Jacobsen was hired by the Berlin Museum to gather ethnographic objects and other specimens. His travels took him from the Arctic to South America, North America, Korea, Japan, Siberia, and the South Sea Islands.


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Title: Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America

Author Name: Adrian. Translated by Erna Gunther. Johan Adrian Jacobsen Woldt (Author)

Categories: A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, Alaska, Exploration, Polar Exploration, Voyages,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1977

Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 009541