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Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854. Rebound 1860 copy

By: HAYES, Isaac I. KANE, Elisha Kent

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Brown, Taggard and Chase, Boston, 1860,:

Seller ID: 65410


HAYES, Isaac I. An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 . By Isaac I. Hayes, surgeon of the second Grinnell Expedition. Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1860. Pp. 375, with 2 folding maps in rear pocket. 8vo, green cloth with gilt illustration of a walrus, dory and three sailors pasted to front, gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his involvement in a side venture of Elisha Kent Kane's 1854 arctic expedition aboard the Advance,in which in the autumn of that year, Hayes and seven others set out from R enssalaer Harbour in an attempt to reach Upernavik, in northwestern Greenla... View more info

Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854

By: HAYES, Isaac I. KANE, Elisha Kent GRINNELL

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Brown, Taggard and Chase, Boston, 1860,:

Seller ID: 76319


HAYES, Isaac I. An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 . Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1860. Pp. (2),[i]-xvii,(1),[1]-375,(1), + 2 folding maps. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt decoration to front and spine. The memoirs of the surgeon on the second Grinnell Expedition to the northern seas under Elisha Kent Kane, presenting an account of his and seven others' efforts to reach Upernavik, after having left the Advance in late-1854. Contents: 1. Introductory; 2. Preparation; 3. The Start; 4. Across the Ice-Fields; 5. Under Sail; 6. A Gloomy Night; 7. Rouding Cape Alexander; 8. The Fle... View more info