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Arctic explorations

The second Grinnell expedtion in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853,54,55 / by Elisha Kent Kane ... illustrated by upwards of three ... engravings, from sketches by the author.

by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8510811M
    ISBN 101425554547
    ISBN 109781425554545
    OCLC/WorldCa154676770

    Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition In Search of Sir John Franklin '54 '55 (Two Volume Set) by Kane, Elisha Kent Seller DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books. Lost in the Arctic book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lawrence Millman writes stylish, often wildly amusing tales of re /5.

    Read the full-text online edition of Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: , '54, '55 - Vol. 1 (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell. Arctic Explorations In The Years , '54, '55 Volume I by Elisha Kent Kane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Describing the first crossing of South Georgia by Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in , Carse wrote of "three men from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, with 50 feet of rope between them, and a carpenter's adze".Type: Hypothetical continent. KW - Arctic regions KW - Discovery and exploration KW - Franklin, John, Sir, KW - Grinnell Expedition (2nd: ) KW - Northwest Passage KW - Scientific Expeditions ER - TY - BOOK TI - Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, , '54, '55 / VL - .


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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin,'54, '55, Volume 2 by Elisha Kent Arctic explorations book | Hardcover. Arctic Explorations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR J /5. As global warming melts polar ice and opens northern seaways, a book on Arctic exploration couldn’t be timelier. This one fills the bill in grand style. Filled with rare illustrations, it tells stories of triumph and tragedy in the search for the fabled Northwest Passage and the race for the North Pole/5(14).

Books on Arctic Exploration Santa is so yesterday. These arctic explorers (and their books) are the real north-polar stars, according to John R. Bockstoce. By John R. Bockstoce. Updated Dec. 26 Author: John R. Bockstoce. Kane’s Arctic Explorations is an account of one of the last of the expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin and the Northwest Passage, the second such search and rescue financed by American philanthropist Henry Grinnell.

“Arctic Explorations lay for a decade with the Bible on almost literally every parlor table Arctic explorations book America” (DAB).

First issue, with “Open Sea” rather than “Kane’s Sea” on map in Volume I. Arctic Bibliography Staton & Tremaine White & Morris Sabin Contemporary gift inscriptions. Chet Ross Rare Books specializes in first person narratives and scientific research related to exploration of the Polar Regions.

Arctic First person narratives and ephemera related to expeditions into the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. The book is a marvelous nonfiction thriller.” -- The Wall Street Journal " spins a propulsive narrative from obscure documents, journals and his own firsthand visits to the Arctic regions visited by the Jeannette and its by: 2.

Arctic Explorations | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Arctic Explorations By Elisha Kent Kane. Elisha Kent Kane (Febru - Febru ) was an American explorer, and a medical officer in the United States Navy during the first half of the 19th century.

He was a member of two Arctic expeditions to Author: Elisha Kent Kane. First published inthis two-volume work describes the second Grinnell expedition () in search of Sir John Franklin. Arctic Explorations the second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir J Franklin 54 55 Illustrated by engravings from sketches by the author etc Elisha Kent KANE (Arctic Explorer.).

Arctic explorations by Elisha Kent Kane; 23 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, American, Diaries, Discovery and exploration, Grinnell Expedition (2nd: ), Grinnell Expedition, 2d,Northwest Passage, Second Crinnell Expedition, Découverte et exploration américaines; Places: Arctic regions, Northwest Passage; People: Elisha Kent Kane ( Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the Earth.

It refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic Circle. Historical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the metal tin.

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Kelly Tyler-Lewis (shelved 3 times as antarctic-exploration) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Arctic explorations in search of Sir John Franklin Starting at $ The Love Life of Dr. Kane: Containing the Correspondence, and a History of the Acquaintance, Engagement, and Secret Marriage Between Elisha K.

Kane and Margaret Fox ()Price Range: $ - $. This list of Arctic expeditions is a timeline of historic Arctic exploration and explorers of the Arctic. 15th century. Didrik Pining and Hans Pothorst mark the first of the cartographic expeditions to Greenland; G.

Istoma, venturing.ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS,by Dr. Elisha Kent Kane. Published by Childs and Peterson, Philadelphia, in In search of Sir John Franklin. Books are illustrated, includin’ a number of full-page each book contains a fold-out map .Seller Rating: % positive.Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin,'54, '55 Author KANE, Elisha Kent Format/binding Hardcover; secure Book condition Used - Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition first Binding Hardcover Publisher Childs & Peterson: J.P.