Lot 258 of 438:
Arctic Exploration with detailed descriptions of Eskimo life  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Artic Researches and Life Among the Esquimaux: Being the Narrative of an Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin in the Years 1860, 1861, and 1862
Author:
Hall, Charles Francis
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper
Date:
1866
Description:

xxviii, 29-595 + 4 pp. advertisements. Engraved plates (incl. frontis. and extra title page), illus., large folding engraved map. (8vo), green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Later reprint. 

Exploration mostly around Baffin Island, with detailed descriptions of Eskimo life, sledging, food, the cold and its effects, terrain, and the discovery of remains of the Frobisher encampment.

 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slight edgewear; near fine.
 
Item number:
295221
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