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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 NOURSE, Prof. J. E No
By Nourse, Prof J.E.
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Government Printing Office, Washington DC, US Naval Observatory, 1879, 1st edition. 644 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. Large octavo (7-3/4" x 10-1/2") bound in the original decorated green cloth with gold letters on spine and cover design. This copy has had in the hinges repaired, but it retains the original spine and endpapers.  A small amount of foxing, but the book is internally Fine, overall Near Fine.  

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