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1 GEIGER, John and Owen BEATTIE BEATTIE, Owen KNIGHT, James Dead Silence : The Greatest Mystery in Arctic Discovery.. First Edition, Paperback
Penguin, 1994, 1994 0140167013 / 9780140167016 
GEIGER, John and Owen BEATTIE. Dead Silence : The Greatest Mystery in Arctic Discovery. (Toronto) : Penguin Books, (1994). First Printing. Pp (6),7-218. Illustrated. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white & yellow lettering to spine.

Owen Beverly Beattie (b. June 3, 1949, Victoria, B.C.).

John Grigsby Geiger (b. 1960, Ithaca, NY).

"On June 5, 1719, veteran arctic explorer Captain James Knight set sail with two ships to look for the fabled Northwest Passage. Neither he nor his forty men were ever seen again. Three centuries later, Owen Beattie and John Geiger located Knight's ships submerged and well-preserved near the remote Marble Island. After four arctic summers of intensive investigation, Beattie and Geiger uncover a tale of intrigue and betrayal." - from the rear cover.

Preface;
Authors' Note
1. The Unhappy Sufferers;
2. A Point of Darkness;
3. The Last Place in North America;
4. The Slave Woman;
5. Petty Dancers;
6. Strange Magic;
7. Dead Man's Island;
8. A Timeless Place;
9. The Last Man;
10. The Phantom Ship;
11. A Gothic Journey;
12. Dead Silence.

Appendices :

1. Sailing Orders and Instructions, 1719;

2. Excerpt from the Introduction to A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean by Samuel Hearne;

3.Chronologies.

With end-notes, sources and index.

Very good 12.00


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