Author:Houston, C Stuart (ed.), - John Richardson, Foreword By W Gillies Ross; Appendixes By John W Thompson and Walter O Kupsch

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Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon - Naturalist with Franklin, 1820 - 1822 ( Sir John Franklin )

By: Houston, C Stuart (ed.), - John Richardson, Foreword By W Gillies Ross; Appendixes By John W Thompson and Walter O Kupsch

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press / MQUP, 1994, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147511

ISBN: 0773512233

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just a wee bit of light rubbing, a bit of sunning to spine and spine edges of covers, 349 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"In addition to his achievements as a doctor, meteorologist, and cartographer, Richardson was the first great naturalist to study the North American Arctic. His journal made such an outstanding contribution to ornithology, ichthyology, botany, and geology that much of modern Arctic research is founded upon his observations. Enhanced by fifty-six line drawings and eight maps, Arctic Ordeal will interest a wide audience as w... View more info