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Image for A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, etc. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean in the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, etc. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

By: Hearne, Samuel

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, M. G. Hurtig Ltd., 1971

Edition: Facsimile


DJ has very light shelf wear, with small 3/4 inch tear at bottom front.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Boards bound in red silk, black and gilt spine label. A number of large fold-out maps and fold-out reproductions of B&W illustrations. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 458 pages; This is a facsimile edition of the book originally published in 1795. "For all their daring and enterprise, few of the early English fur trade explorers possesse... View more info

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Arctic Breakthrough Franklin's Expeditions, 1819-47

By: Nanton, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., 1971

Edition: First Edition


DJ has short tears and some chipping, some foxing of page edges. Back panel of dust jacket scuffed with staining along top edge. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 270 pages; A vivid account of all three of Sir John Franklin's Arctic expeditions, culminating in the disastrous expedition of 1845 in which all members of the party were lost. "This work tells of Captain John Franklin, his life and achieve... View more info

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Franklin of the Arctic

By: Lambert, Richard S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1954

Edition: Second Edition


Ex-library, with usual library stamps and markings. Card pocket removal remnants on half-title page and back free end paper. DJ has small some tears and tape removal damage & dewey decimal sticker on spine.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact. ; Ex-Library; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages; One of he biggest mysteries in Arctic exploration is the disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew during his voyage of 1845. ... View more info

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The Conquest of the Arctic,

By: Segal, Louis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, G. G. Harrap & Company, Ltd, 1939

Edition: 1st


The book has been rebound in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, tape stains on end papers, unobtrusive library markings, library pocket and cncellation stamp on back end paper ; A bright, solid book, B&W plates throughout. Appears not to have been read very much ; Ex-Library; 285 pages; Segal attempts to give a history of the attempts of various explorers to discover the Artic in its various aspects, its passages, its flora and fauna, its peoples. These... View more info

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Unravelling the Franklin Mystery Inuit Testimony

By: Woodman, David C.

Price: $46.95

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition


Front card cover has crease on bottom foredge. Some underlining of text throughout book. ; A tight solid book. ; Mcgill-Queen's Native and Northern Series; Maps; 9.75 X 6.82 X 0.96 inches; 390 pages; "David Woodman's reconstruction of the mysterious events surrounding the tragic Franklin expedition boldly challenges standard interpretations and promises to replace them. Among the many who have tried to discover the truth behind the Franklin disaster, Woodman is the ... View more info