NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND ARCTIC EXPEDITION MADE BY CHARLES F. HALL: HIS VOYAGE TO REPULSE BAY, SLEDGE JOURNEYS TO THE STRAITS OF FURY AND HECLA AND TO KING WILLIAM'S LAND, AND RESIDENCE AMONG THE ESKIMOS DURING THE YEARS 1864-'69

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NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND ARCTIC EXPEDITION MADE BY CHARLES F. HALL: HIS VOYAGE TO REPULSE BAY, SLEDGE JOURNEYS TO THE STRAITS OF FURY AND HECLA AND TO KING WILLIAM'S LAND, AND RESIDENCE AMONG THE ESKIMOS DURING THE YEARS 1864-'69
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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, . First Edition Large octavo (7-3/4" x 10-1/2") bound in the original decorated green cloth; 664 pages. Illustrated with 2 steel-engraved portraits, over 70 wood engravings, photo engravings, and heliotypes, 8 sketches of regional coastlines drawn by Innuits, and 13 maps, including the large folding linen-backed map in the rear pocket. Hall made three trips to the North. His ship, the Polaris, reached the farthest northerly point then attained by any vessel. This, his second visit and most extended, was published posthumously--Hall never returned from his third trip. Here is a detailed and valuable account of life among the Eskimos in the Arctic. The pages are somewhat toned with age and quite clean. Hinges cracked but tight; rubbing to spine and rear. Very Good (Item ID: 003996)


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