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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition by  Scott Cookman - First Edition - 2000 - from E. Manning Books and

Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition

by Cookman, Scott

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. First Edition, 2000. Hardcover (16 x 23.5cm), 244 pages. ISBN: 0471377902. The book and dust jacket (dj) are in Very Good+ condition. Lightly bumped. Tight binding, clean textblock. The dj is rubbed/scuffed. Some creasing noted primarily along edges. Two of the most advanced ships of the time. 129 handpicked men. A commander who had survived three previous Arctic trips. Lost without a trace. What happened. For a century and a half, the question of what happened to the Franklin Expedition - the worst disaster in the history of polar exploration - has remained a puzzle. Now, based on original research in British Admiralty records, the author re-creates the full story of the ill-fated expedition and reveals a frightening new explanation for one of the most enduring mysteries in the annals of exploration. Weight: 520g.


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