Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. in dj.

By: DELGADO, James P.

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DELGADO, James P. Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the NorthwestPassage . (NY): Checkmark Books, (1999). Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-228. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. A handsom ely illustrated treatment of the subject ranging from the experiences of the North's native peoples to early European conceptions of the Passage, fromFrobisher to the St. Roch, and to today's icebreaker and nuclear submarine conquests. Contents: 1. An Archipelago of Ice; 2. The Strait of Anian; 3. First Approaches; 4. British Endeavours; 5. A Push in All Directions; 6. Franklin Lost, the Passage Discovered; 7. Franklin's Fate; 8. The Northwest Passage Conquered. Very good in crisp dust jacket. 24.00

Title: Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. in dj.

Author Name: DELGADO, James P.

Categories: 78,

Publisher: Checkmark Books, New York, 1999, ISBN:0816041245:

Seller ID: 67494

Keywords: NAUTICAL ARCTIC CANADA NORTHWEST PASSAGE EXPLORATION VOYAGES CANADIAN,