CLUTTERBUCK, Walter

The Skipper in Arctic Seas.

£1,250

The Skipper in Arctic Seas.

London, Longmans, 1890

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The Skipper in Arctic Seas.

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Scarce account of a party of amateurs sending out on an expedition in the Spitzbergen area. Hunting and dining seem to be their major concerns in between bouts of sea-sickness. On the five month voyage they killed over eight hundred seals, as well as reindeer and a polar bear.

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First edition. 8vo., viii, 271 pp., folding map and 39 illustrations, contemporary red half morocco gilt, a fine example.

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