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Journey to the Polar Sea

By: Franklin, John

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18441

ISBN: 155054814X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Includes a new introduction by the modern maritime historian James P. Delgado and the introduction from the 1908 edition by Captain Robert F. Scott. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 291 pages; The original title of Franklin's journal was 'Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1819-20-21-22'. This expedition was almost as disastrous as the 1845 expedition that resulted in the deaths of himself and his crew. This is a reproduction of the 1908 edition with added backg... View more info

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Ice Ghosts The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition

By: Watson, Paul

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2017

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18954

ISBN: 0771096526

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ has minor creasing, otherwise a near-fine copy. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Brodart, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; "Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions, the later two as commanding officer. His fourth and last, undertaken when he was 59, was meant to traverse the last unnavigated section of... View more info