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1 MUIR, John De LONG) Cruise of the Corwin. 1st US
Houghton Mifflin, 1917, 
MUIR, John. The Cruise of the Corwin : Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette. Edited by William Frederic Badè. Bos./N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., (November) 1917. First Printing. Pp 178. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with pictorial onlay, t.e.g. Arctic Bibliography 11838. "Narrative of the cruise, May-Oct, 1881, with descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis along the Siberian coast from Plover Bay northward around East Cape; St. Michael, the Alaskan coast northward to Kotzebue Sound, and the coastal tundra; the ice of Bering and Chukchi Seas, the coastal physiography; the first ascent of Herald Island, the first landing on Wrangel Island,; history of whaling wrecks in Pt. Barrow region; and many notes on northern Alaskan Eskimos, vegetation, birds, reindeer and other natural phenomena." - A.B. Mr. Muir, the notednaturalist, was at the time correspondent of the San Francisco Evening Bul letin. Light wear to edges, some pencil marks to spine, gift inscription, mostly unopened, tears to edges of the few opened sections, else a very goodcopy. 150.00

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