1879 1ed Arctic Expedition Hall Nourse Franklin Voyage Eskimo Illustrated MAP

NOURSE, Joseph Everett

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‘Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition made by Charles F. Hall’ is a detailed and valuable account of his life among the Eskimos in the Arctic during his second expedition, when Hall explored the northern coast from the Melville Peninsula to King William Island, gathering information about John Franklin’s men and relics of the expedition. The book includes accounts of the sledge journeys to Igloolik, along the east side of Melville Peninsula to Fury and Hecla Strait, around and across Repulse Bay, two journeys to King William Island, information on flora and fauna, and much more.

 

Included are 96 fascinating engravings throughout, one of which is a massive folding map of the North Pole Region (~33in X 26in).

 

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1879 1ed Arctic Expedition Hall Nourse Franklin Voyage Eskimo Illustrated MAP

 

‘Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition made by Charles F. Hall’ is a detailed and valuable account of his life among the Eskimos in the Arctic during his second expedition, when Hall explored the northern coast from the Melville Peninsula to King William Island, gathering information about John Franklin’s men and relics of the expedition. The book includes accounts of the sledge journeys to Igloolik, along the east side of Melville Peninsula to Fury and Hecla Strait, around and across Repulse Bay, two journeys to King William Island, information on flora and fauna, and much more.

 

Included are 96 fascinating engravings throughout, one of which is a massive folding map of the North Pole Region (~33in X 26in).

 

Item number: #9835

Price: $550

 

NOURSE, Joseph Everett

 

Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall: his voyage to Repulse Bay, sledge journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William’s land, and residence among the Eskimos, during the years 1864-’69

 

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [10], xlviii, 644
    • 96 illustrations throughout
      • 2 steel engravings
      • 73 woodcut, photo, and heliotype engravings
      • 13 maps
      • 8 sketches of coastline, drawn by Innuits
    • Provenance: Handwritten
      • John S. Mcadill
      • J[eane] Mcadill
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Size: ~10.5in X 8.25in (26.5cm x 21cm)

 

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9835

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

NOURSE, Joseph Everett

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete