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ARCTIC ORDEAL, THE JOURNAL OF JOHN RICHARDSON, Surgeon-naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822

Richardson, John

Published by Quebec, Canada: McGill-Queen's Univesity, 1984, 1984
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cannabalism, possible murder, and other tribulat ions during British explorer John Franklin's expedition, are faithfully recorded in the medical officer's detailed journal. Franklin would disappear in 1845 in his third attempt to find the Northwest Passage. Illustrated with Drawings, tables and maps. Geologic Field Notes. Mammal, Bird and Fish observations. Plants named. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index. 349 pp. (Chipping to spine of jacket. Owner's inscription on frontispiece.). Bookseller Inventory # 004177

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Publisher: Quebec, Canada: McGill-Queen's Univesity, 1984

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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