The Polaris disaster, 4 vol.


THE POLARIS DISASTER (4). DAVIS, CHARLES HENRY. Narrative of the North Polar Expedition. U. S. Ship Polaris, Captain Charles Francis Hall Commanding. Edited under the Direction of the Hon. G. M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy, by Rear-Admiral C. H. Davis, U. S. N. U. S. Naval Observatory, 1876.
Large 8vo. 26 x 21 cm. (2), 696 pp. Illustrated with woodcuts in the text, plates with tissue-guards and maps.
Red later half calf, spine with black and gilt decorations, section of original cloth mounted on front board. Library stamps, otherwise clean.

HYDE, ALEXANDER; BALDWIN, ABRAHAM CHITTENDEN & GAGE, WILLIAM LEONHARD. The Frozen Zone and its Explorers: A Comprehensive Record of Voyages, Travels, Discoveries, Adventures and Whale-Fishing in the Arctic Regions for One Thousand Years. With a Full and Reliable History of the Late Expedition under Charles Francis Hall in the Ill-Fated Polaris Embracing the Discoveries and Death of its Commander; the Fearful Six Months' Drift on the Ice, John Herron's Diary; the Wreck of the Steamer; and the Final Escape of Captain Buddington and Companions in Open Boats. Also an Account of the Search Made for the Castaways by the Tigress and Juanita. Illustrated with One Hundred and Seventy-Five Engravings and Maps. [...] To which is Appended a Sketch of Dr. Kane, by Prof. Charles W. Shields, D.D., of Princeton College. Published by Subscription only. Hartford and Chicago, Columbian Book Company, 1874.
8vo. 22,5 x 16 cm. xvi, 800, (4) pp. Illustrations in the text and on numerous plates. Slightly worn green publisher's decorated cloth. Some foxing. Front board with gilt title reading: Adventures in Frost-Land.

BLAKE, E. VALE. Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, a History of the Polaris Expedition, the Cruise of the Tigress, and Rescue of the Polaris Survivors. To which is added a General Arctic Chronology. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1874.
8vo. 23,5 x 16 cm. 486, (6) pp. Illustrated with woodcuts, some full-page. Green cloth. Clean copy.

LOOMIS, CHAUNCEY C. Weird and Tragic Shores. The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1971.
8vo. 22,5 x 15 cm. xiv, 367, (blank), xii, (2 blank, 2) pp. With plates and maps. Publisher's cloth with dust-wrapper, top edge green.

4 volumes in all. From the collection of Bengt Olof Kritz´and with his exlibris.

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