The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette.

By: Muir, John.

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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1917, 1st edition, introduction by William Frederic Bade editor, 271 pages, appendices, index, tissue guard on b&w frontispiece, 11 b&w photos, 16 b&w sketches by John Muir, b&w map, EX-LIBRARY COPY with the usual marks, 5.5"x 8.25", hardcover, green cloth with color plate of The Corwin pasted on front, plate lightly foxed with a few small chips on edges, top page edges gilt, covers have minor edge wear, corners & spine ends lightly bumped and worn, spine darkened with library numbers, covers very lightly soiled, no dust jacket, first few pages including title page lightly foxed, remains of library pocket on rear endpapers, otherwise contents clean and tight, book good+ {"The Corwin expedition afforded him (John Muir) a coveted opportunity to cruise among the islands of Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean, and to visit the frost-bitten shores of northeastern Siberia and northwestern Alaska."} (G+/no DJ) 3250 [Hs101NCL]

Title: The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette.

Author Name: Muir, John.

Illustrator: John Muir

Categories: American History, Exploration, Marine, Native Americans, Natural History, North America, Nautical, Russia, Transportation, Alaska,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Size: 5.5"x 8.25"

Seller ID: CL003254

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