Lady Franklin's Revenge : A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. signed in dj.

By: McGOOGAN, Ken FRANKLIN, John) FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady)

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McGOOGAN, Ken. Lady Franklin's Revenge . A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (2005). Pp.(12),1-467,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper covered boards with gilt lett ering to spine. "This book is one of a limited number of copies of the first edition of Ken McGoogan's 'Lady Franklin's Revenge' signed by the author"(from p.[i]). "When her husband, Sir John Franklin, disappeared into the A rctic in 1845, in a misguided attempt to discover the final link in the Northwest Passage, [Lady Jane Franklin] orchestrated an unprecedented twelve-year search. Though she failed to rescue Franklin, she contributed more to the dsicovery of the North than any celebrated explorer, and turned failure into triumph by creating a legend that has survived to this day." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. Signed without inscription by McGoogan on the title page. 25.00

Title: Lady Franklin's Revenge : A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. signed in dj.

Author Name: McGOOGAN, Ken FRANKLIN, John) FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0002006715:

Seller ID: 89462

Keywords: NAUTICAL ARCTIC BIOGRAPHY EXPLORATION UNITED KINGDOM WOMEN,