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Arctic Papers for the Expedition of 1875 (Nares Expedition) A Selection of Papers on Arctic Geography and Ethnology. Reprinted, and Presented to The Arctic Expedition of 1875, by The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Geographic Society.

Markham, Clements. R, Secretary, RGS

Published by London: John Murray, 1875
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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London: John Murray. 1875. First Edition. 8vo, [xii], 292pp. with 2 fold-out maps, publisher's blue cloth, gilt crest and titles, a Very Good and complete copy. Publisher's blue boards with only very light soiling, tight un-cracked hinges and very clean inside with no markings, foxing, folds or tears - Near Fine condition. A Scarce publication. ÑArctic Bibliography 14929 The book contains a very good overview of Arctic Exploration History and a series of important and informative papers on Geographical and Ethnological subjects intended to be useful for the officers of the Nare's Arctic Expedition. The first series of papers in the Geographical Section is by Dr. Robert Brown, F.R.G.S., who visited Greenland twice and was one of the highest living authorities of scientific subjects connected to the regions. Brown's contribution is followed by three papers: The first by Baron von Wrangell - the first proposal pertaining to an attempt to reach the North Pole by the route of Smith Sound. The second is a criticism on the narrative of Dr. Elisa Kent Kane's discoveries by Dr. Rink, the eminent Danish Naturalist. The third paper is on the Arctic Current around Greenland by Danish Admiral Irminger. The second series of papers is focused on the Greenland Eskimo Culture and includes papers on: the Greenland Eskimos by Clements R. Markham; the Descent of the Eskimo by Dr. Rink; the Western Eskimo by Dr. Simpson; a report on the Anthropological Institute; and Questions for Arctic Explorers. Bookseller Inventory # AITX609

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Title: Arctic Papers for the Expedition of 1875 (...

Publisher: London: John Murray

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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