Arctic explorations in the years 1853,’54,’55: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

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Following an earlier attempt on which he served as medical officer, these two volumes chart Elisha Kent Kane’s second expedition, which he this time headed, to search for Sir John Franklin. Kane was an American Navy surgeon whose books about his various travels caught the imagination of the American public and sold in their thousands.