Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Top of the World Trilogy (Ordeal by Ice:...
Publisher: Gibbs Publishing -
Binding: Unknown Binding
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Later Printing. 427, 365, 415 pp. Revised Edition - trade paperback format, presented in a slipcase. All three books have light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spines; no interior markings; light wear on the slipcase. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Contents are: ORDEAL BY ICE: The Forerunners; The Ice Seas; Henry Hudson's Fateful Voyages; The Black Winter of Jens Munk; The Venturesome Voyage of Captain James; French Guns Amongst the Ice; The Marble Tomb; Of Whales and Ice; Winter Without End; The Vanished Ships; The Fate of Franklin; The Almost Eskimo; and The Passage West. THE POLAR PASSION: The First Steps North - The Saga of Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri 997 A.D.; The Bay of Disbelief - The Fifth Voyage of Robert Bylot and William Baffin 1610; A Moth to the Flame - Elisha Kent Kane Arctic Explorations 1853 - 1855; Life on an Ice Floe - Charles Francis Hall Life Among the Esquivaux 1865; George Tyson Wonderful Drift 1871 - 1873; Lieutenant Greely Sees It Through - Adolphus Greely The First Crossing of Greenland 1881 - 1884; The Inland Ice - Fridtjof Nansen The First Crossing of Greenland 1888; The Passion Quickens - A Survey 1892 - 1906; Voyage to Nowhere - Robert Bartlett The Last Voyage of Karluk 1913 - 1914; and The Top of the World - Frederick Cook My Attainment of the Pole 1907 - 1908. TUNDRA: Coppermine Journey - Samuel Hearne's Expedtion to the Coppermine River 1769 - 1772; River to the North - Alexander Mackenzie Reaches the Arctic Ocean 1789; The Navy Meets the Barren Grounds - John Franklin Marches to the Sea 1819 - 1822; The Great Fish River - George Back Traverses the Barren Grounds from West to East 1833 - 1835; The Musk Ox Hunter - Frank Russell Goes Hunting with the Dog Rib Indians 1892; The Brothers Tyrrell - Exploring the Interior of Keewatin by Canoe 1893; Murder on the Tundra - The Royal North West Mounted Police Patrol to Coppermine and Bathurst Inlet 1916 - 1918; New Lands - Vilhjalmur Stefansson Discovers New Arctic Islands 1916; The Spring That Never Came - John Hornby and Edgar Christian on the Thelon River 1926 - 1927; and The Trader Speaks - Thierry Mallet's Vignettes of a Dying Land 1915 - 1929. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 200664