KANE, Elisha Kent.
KANE, Elisha Kent. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55.
Philadelphia : 1856First edition. "In a brief life of thirty-six years, mostly in ill health, Elisha Kent participated in two Arctic expeditions and by the time of his death in 1857 was regarded as a true American hero and one of the nation's most popular authors Little went right in the second expedition but there were many notable achievements The discoveries of... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 128896
KANE, Elisha Kent. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition
Philadelphia : 1856First Edition. Elisha Kent Kane (1820-1857) was a U.S. naval surgeon and had accompanied Grinnell on his first arctic expedition that set out in 1850. During this second expedition the party reached 8010'N, then a "farthest north" record. The rigour of the journey caused his death soon after publication. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 100141