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U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

Elisha Kent Kane

U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

a personal narrative.

by Elisha Kent Kane

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, John, -- Sir, -- 1786-1847,
  • Arctic regions

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG665 1850 K3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination552p.
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17938370M

    page iii 7 to henry grinnell, the author, and advocate, and patron of the united states' expedition in search of sir john franklin, (gaf fi'blntmt b ha3rsrrizth Page iv Page v NO 0 T E. IT may apologize, perhaps, for some imperfections in this book, to mention, thai the greater portion of it has gone through the press without the author's revisal.


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He was a member of two Arctic expeditions to rescue the explorer Sir John Franklin. He was present at the discovery of Franklin's first winter camp, but he did not find out what had happened to the fatal : February 3,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pages; Table of Contents. New York: Harper & Brothers, Sartain. First edition, Second Issue, with date on title page. Mezzotint frontispiece by John Sartain, folding engraved map of Arctic Regions by Schott, map of Baffin's Bay, 12 engraved and lithographed plates, numerous wood engraved1, 13 pp.

1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half brown calf and marlbed boards and. Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack from the history of the first U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Arctic regions Subject: Franklin, John, Subject: Grinnell Expedition (1st: ) Category: Text: EBook-No.

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Later editions of the book are in the public domain and available to view online. Credibility, Diversion, and the Uncanny. Elisha Kent Kane has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. Elisha Kent Kane’s most popular book is Arctic Explorations. U.S. naval physician Elisha Kane’s Arctic Explorations is an account of one of the last of the expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin and the Northwest Passage, the second such search and rescue financed by American philanthropist Henry Grinnell.

These expeditions had “no parallel in maritime annals, and which, while prosecuting the. Kephart, Horace,ed.: Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack: from the history of the first U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, by Elisha Kent Kane (Gutenberg ebook) Kephart, Horace, The book of camping and woodcraft: a guide for those who travel in the wilderness / (New York: Macmillan, ) (page images at.

The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. 3 maps, 13 plates, text illustrations. 8 pages including publisher's ads. 8vo, publisher's gilt pictorial cloth, rebacked, minor wear; minor foxing, intermittent moderate dampstaining; later owner's signature on front flyleaf.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Kane's belief that Franklin might have gone further north persuaded Grinnell and the U.S. Navy to support a second expedition to search for the lost explorers. Kane led this new expedition in the Advance to seek a more northerly route near Greenland.

Kane's expedition departed intraveling northward along the Greenland coast. Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin,'54, '55 Under the auspices of the U.S. Navy, Kane set out in search of Franklin, who had not been heard from sinceto explore, and to make scientific investigations in the regions north of Smith Sound.

While Kane came away empty-handed as far as. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: a Personal Narrative Elisha Kent Kane (–57) was an American Arctic explorer. He studied medicine in his native Philadelphia and in entered the U.S.

Navy as a surgeon. Using the attention resulting from his book, The U. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, Kane raised funds for a second expedition, taking the largest share from the magnanimous Henry Grinnell, who agreed to once again offered use of the Advance.

It appeared as though Kane would have every opportunity to test his theory. The ELUSIVE FIRST EDITION of Elisha Kent Kane’s THE U.S.

GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. A PERSONAL NARATIVE. The legendary story of this book is that most of them burned up in a fire. But this story IS TRUE. According to a. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 6 editions Want to Read saving /5.

Shows the ship routes followed by the John Franklin Arctic Expedition of in the eastern Canadian Arctic islands and along the western coast of Greenland; also shows wind direction indicators along the route lines.

Hand colored to emphasize coastlines and intensive coastline search areas. When affixed to the cloth backing the map sheet was sectioned to 15 separate panels to enable. Americans were among last to enter the effort to find Franklin and reach the geographic North Pole.

American expeditions covered in this book include those of: Elisha Kent Kane, The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, () — Isaac I. Hayes, A Voyage of Discovery Toward the North Pole, ( – ). The present volume is an epitome of "Arctic Explorations," an official account of the Second "Grinnell" Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin,—the First Grinnell Expedition having been dispatched in under Lieutenant De Haven, with Dr Kane as : Elisha Kent Kane.

Kane attended the University of Virginia, (), then enrolled as a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in March His principal expeditions were the first Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, (), and the Second Grinnell Expedition, ().

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