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DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH - The Exploration of Canada's Arctic by  Daniel Francis - First Edition - 1986 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH - The Exploration of Canada's Arctic

by Francis, Daniel

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, 1986. 224 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; headband. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inside. The dustjacket features Critical Position of HMS Investigator on the North Coast of Bearing Island by Samuel Gurney Creswell - 1867 from the Public Archives of Canada. The Chapters are: The First Voyages; Seeking the Hudson Bay Passage; Overland to the Arctic; The Royal Navy in the North; The Ordeal of John Ross; Completing the Coastline; Lost and Found: The Search for Franklin; Search for the Pole; The Scandinavians; and Canada Claims the Arctic; followed by an epilogue, a bibliographic essay and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Samuel Gurney Creswell;. 8vo.


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