By: Conefrey, Mick & Jordan, Tim
UK, Boxtree: 1999
Seller ID: 13060765
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Good (ex-library)
189 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine has moderate lean. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. There are few places in the world that have the mystique of the Arctic, and fewer that have attracted the same heroic breed of explorers. This book tells their story, starting in 1841 with the doomed Franklin expedition which attempted to find a sea route between the Pacific and the Atlantic. The Admiralty sent over 49 relief expeditions to rescue Sir John Franklin, but all they were were ... View More...