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1 STAMP, Tom STAMP, Cordelia Marquis of Normanby (foreword) William Scoresby: Arctic Scientist First Edition in dustjacket.
Caedmon of Whitby Press, Whitby, England, 1975, ISBN:0905355008 
STAMP, Tom and Cordelia. William Scoresby : Arctic Scientist. Foreword by the most honourable the Marquis of Normanby. Whitby, England : Caedmon of Whitby Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp. (i)-xii, (1)-253, [3], including portrait frontispiece and several illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, no letteringto spine. William Scoresby (b. October 5, 1789 at Cropton, near Pickering, Yorkshire - d. March 21, 1857, Torquay) English Arctic explorer, scientist and Church of England clergyman. "Through carefully selected quotation, li nked by lively and well informed commentary, the Stamps describe the colourful career of a redoubtable Yorkshireman who was equally at home in the crow's nest of a whaling ship, the pulpit of a parish church, the halls of theBritish Association for the Advancement of Science, or as a visitor to the President of the United States of America in the White House." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. An Early Voyage to the Arctic; 2. Edinburgh University; 3. Copenhagen: A Taste of the Navy; 4. Northern Lights and Snowflakes; 5. Wedding Bells; 6. The Ship Esk; 7. Disppointments; 8. An Account of the Arctic Region; 9. New Friends; 10. The Last Two Voyages; 11. A New Life in the Church; 12. The British Association; 13. The Beford Chapel, Exeter; 14. The Scoresby Compass Needle; 15. Vicar of Bradford; 16. Scoresby the Social Worker; 17. An American Tour; 18. James Prescott Joule; 19. The Factory Operatives Scheme; 20. A Second Visit to America; 21. The Franklin Search; 22. The Royal Charter; 23. The Last Year. With conclusion, appendix "for landlubbers", bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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