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ESKIMO STORY (WRITTEN FOR MY CHILDREN) My Arctic Expedition 1883-1884

by Boas, Franz. Norman F. Boas , editor

Condition: Very Good

Mystic CT: Seaport Autographs Press. Very Good. 2007. Paperback. 0967262631; Paper Covers. Binding is almost as new, with very faint traces of the glue from a label on the front cover's upper fore corner. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. ; 9" Tall, 2-page Introduction + 56pp. Glossy white, b/w painting reproduction-illustrated Paper Covers with black spine and front cover lettering. Published in 2007. TRUE ADVENTURE. "As a young man, Franz Boas spent one and one half years living wih and as an Eskimo from 1883 to 1884. Presented here is the story as he originally wrote it. It records the details of a culture that, in many aspects, no longer exists. It is a fascinating narrative of his experiences during most of his stay in the Arctic, including a death-defying trek in the sub-zero frozen North. He never completed the story, ending it in Cumberland Sound, before his mapping trek across the mountains of Baffin Island. We have added a brief summary of the remaining portion of his expedition. Included are a few photographs and sketches (22, including the front cover) relating to Baffin Island. " .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 45126
  • Title: ESKIMO STORY (WRITTEN FOR MY CHILDREN) My Arctic Expedition 1883-1884
  • Author: Boas, Franz. Norman F. Boas , editor
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0967262631
  • ISBN 13: 9780967262635
  • Publisher: Seaport Autographs Press
  • Place: Mystic CT
  • Date published: 2007
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE;


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