Ten Months Among The Tents of The Tuski, with Incidents of an Arctic Boat Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, as Far as the Mackenzie River, and Cape Bathurst
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1853
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 6162
417pp. Octavo [22 cm] Rebound in a maroon calf with decorative stamping to extremities and gilt title and bands on backstrip. New marbled endsheets and pastedowns. Very good. Ex-library with only a few marks (Small ink stamps on front free endsheet, half-title and title page). Front free endsheet chipped at top corner. Otherwise a clean copy.
Includes three color plates and a folding map. he plate of "Cape Bathurst, Meeting with Esquimax" is slightly chipped along the bottom edge. Internally very good and clean. William Hooper was a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy assigned to the expedition of 1848 to search for the Franklin party. in 1848. A very rare, Sir John Franklin Expedition and Arctic title. The book also contains information on the culture of the North Alaska Esquimaux and the Tuski.