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Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1824. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ' CHAPTER XII. Journey across the barren grounds--Difficulty and delay in crossing CopperMine River--Melancholy and fatal Results thereof--Extreme Misery of the whole Party--Murder of Mr. Hood--Death of several of the Canadians-- Desolate State of Fort Enterprize--Distress suffered at that Place--Dr. Richardson's Narrative--Mr. Back's Narrative--Conclusion. August 17. My original intention, whenever the season should compel us to relinquish the survey, had been to return by the way of the Copper-Mine River, and in pursuance of my arrangement with the Hook to travel to Slave Lake through the line of woods extending thither by the Great Bear and Marten Lakes, but our scanty stock of provision and the length of the voyage rendered it necessary to make for a nearer place. We had already found that the country, between Cape Barrow and the CopperMine River, would not supply our wants, and this it seemed probable would now be still more the case ; besides, at this advanced season, we expected the frequent recurrence of gales, which would cause great detention, if not danger in proceeding along that very rocky part of the coast. I determined, therefore, to make at once for Arctic Sound, where we had found the animals more numerous than at any other place ; and entering Hood's River, to advance up that stream as far as it was navigable, and then to construct small canoes out of the materials of the larger ones, which could be carried in crossing the barren grounds to Fort Enterprize. August 19.--We were almost beaten out of our comfortless abodes by rain during the night, and this morning the gale continued without diminution. The thermometer fell to 33°. Two men were sent with Junius to search for the deer which Augustus had killed. Junius returned in the ...
Titolo: Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the ...
Casa editrice: Tuttle (Charles E.) Co Inc.,U.S.
Data di pubblicazione: 1970
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Tuttle (Charles E.) Co Inc.,U.S., 1970. Condizione libro: Good. [New ed.]. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP88155255
Descrizione libro Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT & Tokyo, Japan, 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. No Jacket. Reprint. "The expedition succeed [sic] in its objectives, descending the Coppermine River and exploring the coast eastwards as far as Cape Turnagain." A first of this edition, with an Introduction by Louis Melzack, one of North America's best-known booksellers. xx (2) 768pp; 4 folding maps in wallet on rear endpaper, 11 col. plates, 19 b/w plates. Bound in red cloth with black/gilt labels to spine. Minus dj, otherwise as new. (Due to the size/weight of this book, an extra shipping charge will apply.) Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book. Codice libro della libreria 170259
Descrizione libro Tuttle (Charles E.) Co Inc.,U.S., 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. Reprint. An excellent copy, as new. Still In the publisher's printed cardboard slipcase. Aheavy book, overseas shipping will be extra. Book # 10506; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 768 pages. Codice libro della libreria 11411
Descrizione libro Tuttle (Charles E.) Co Inc.,U.S. Condizione libro: Like New. Oversize Hardcover with DJ. . Like new; no internal markings; has only lost its Brand New shine. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. Fine book in Near Fine DJ. DJ is price clipped at bottom right tip (removing Yen markings). Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1970. Oversize Hardcover with DJ. Codice libro della libreria 311299
Descrizione libro Hurtig Publishers 1975., Edmonton, 1969. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. 4to. book. Codice libro della libreria 169573
Descrizione libro Franklin, John., pub. by Charles E. Tuttle Co., nd (1970), c1970, 1st Tuttle Edition, cloth w/gilt spine titles, reps creased w/tiny tear o/w fine w/vg corner clipped dj (minor spine fade), 768 pp w/appendices & 4 full page color illus., other full page color illus. w/4 maps in rear pocket, sm 4to, "With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History", $150.00. Codice libro della libreria 322886
Descrizione libro Charles E. Tuttle, Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A., 1970. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First Edition. Very Good Hardcover with dustjacket, 11 colour plates, 19 black and white plates, foldout maps in pocket on back 772 pages, large, heavy book, EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED for International shipping. Codice libro della libreria 081220-MT193
Descrizione libro Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1970. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very good+ condition. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very good+ condition (DJ). Facsimile of First edition. xxii, 768 pages, of text. Red hardcover cloth binding with decorative black and gilt lettered spine labels is bright and crisp; imperfections limited to minor bumping to several corners. Price-clipped dustjacket with minimal rubbing to extremities. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated with thirty plates, eleven of which are in color. Four large folding maps in rear pocket, titled 1) Route from York Factory to Isle a la Crosse, 2) From Isle a la Crosse to Slave Lake, 3) From Slave Lake to the Arctic Sea, and 4) General Chart of the Arctic Sea. Includes an introduction to the new edition by Louis Melzack. This is Franklin's first voyage. Size: Quarto (4to). Codice libro della libreria 003304