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OUR LOST EXPLORERS OF THE JEANNETTE ARCTIC EXPEDITION AS RELATED BY THE SURVIVORS, AND IN THE RECORDS AND LAST JOURNALS OF LIEUTENANT DE LONG Raymond Lee Newcomb 1882 1st ed Hardcover Good-Very Good 2 Copies Available
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Connecticut, 1882, 1st edition. 496 pp, b/w illustrations. Pictorial brown cloth hardcover with loose hinges and/or damp stain to tilted cover and torn FEP. Good to Very Good readable condition.

An account of an ill-fated Arctic scientific expedition to the North Pole by way of the Bering Strait begun in 1879. The ship was slowed and trapped by ice, and eventually sank in 1881. The crew then set out on a trek across the ice to the Siberian coast; many died along the way before reaching safety. 

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