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The wonders of the Arctic world : a history of all the researches and discoveries in the frozen regions of the North, from the earliest times : with sketches of the Cabots, Frobisher, Hudson, Baffin, Behring, Cook, Ross, Franklin, Parry, Back, Rae, McClintock, Kane, Hayes, Hall, and others, who in their perilous explorations defied hunger, cold, untold sufferings and death itself to reveal the mysteries of this wonderful portion of the globe

Author: Epes Sargent; William H Cunnington
Publisher: Philadelphia : John E. Potter & Company, [1873]
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History of exploration, particularly North American arctic, and search for North-west Passage. Section on Hall's Polaris expedition (p.568-651) contains lengthy extracts from diary of John Harron, steward of Polaris.
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Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880.
Wonders of the Arctic world.
Philadelphia, J.E. Potter & Co. [1873]
(OCoLC)631768729
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Epes Sargent; William H Cunnington
OCLC Number: 2233840
Notes: "With numerous illustrations."
"Sold only by subscription."
Description: 651 pages including illustrations, plates, portraits 20 cm
Other Titles: Perils and escapes among icebergs.
Arctic world and its explorers.
Perils and escapes among icebergs!
The Arctic world and its explorers.
Wonders of the Arctic world with the Polaris expedition
Responsibility: by Epes Sargent, Esq. ; together with a complete and reliable history of the Polaris expedition / by William H. Cunnington, special correspondent of the Philadelphia Age.

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History of exploration, particularly North American arctic, and search for North-west Passage. Section on Hall's Polaris expedition (p.568-651) contains lengthy extracts from diary of John Harron, steward of Polaris.

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