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Den sidste Franklin Expedition med "Fox" - Petersen, Carl - 1860. [1216376]
Copenhagen: Fr. Waldikes 1860 - Copenhagen: Fr. Waldikes, 1860, 1st Danish Edition. Lg8vo (Octavo), 266pp. With steel engraved portrait frontpiece, eight tinted lithographs on plates, folding lithographic facsimile of Franklin's last notes, four maps - 3 fold-outs and one full-page, 9 engravings in text. Period full-leather showing normal patina to leather but still a sound copy. "Fox" in gilt on spine. Interior showing normal intermittent foxing, no tears or folds. A good+ and complete copy of a Scarce Franklin Search narrative. Not listed in Arctic Bibliography. An account of M'Clintock's Fox Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin by Carl Petersen, a veteran of the Penny, Kane and M'Clintock expeditions. Written by the interpreter J.C.C. Petersen, this is his narrative of the British Franklin search expedition sponsored by Lady Franklin, in the 'Fox' under McClintock, sent out to determine how Franklin and his men had died. Text in Danish. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books, ABAA]
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