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1 House of Representatives EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC SEAS
Washington Government Printing Office 1877 Paperbound Very Good Arctic Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
44th Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 181. The Committee on Naval Affairs...to authorize and equip an expedition to the Arctic Seas, submit the following as their report: "that the object of the bill, to authorize the President to fit out an expedition to the north pole, and to establish a temporary colony for purposes of exploration...The plan is known as "Polar colonization"and has received hearty indorsement from such distinguished experts, scientists, students and explorers as Professor Joseph Henry, president of the National Academy of Sciences; Professor Loomis, of Yale Collece; President Potter, of Union National Observatory; Hon. Charles P. Daly, president of the American Geographical Society; Dr. Isaac I. Hayes, the explorer and others..." 13 pp. including Exhibits A-L (Letters from Geo. M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy; President Joseph Henry; Admiral David D. Porter; Rear-Admiral Charles H. Davis; Dr. Isaac I. Hayes, Arctic Explorer; Capt. George E. Tyson, of the Polaris; Capt. H. S. Chester of the Polaris Expedition; Mr. Robert Seyboth, a member of Dr. Hayes's Expedition; Hon. Charles P. Daly, president of the American Geographical Society; and Rev. Eliphalet Nott Potter, President of Union College) Disbound but intact. Spine edge uneven with some missing pieces but document intact. Otherwise it is clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Rawson, Kennett Longley A BOY'S-EYE VIEW OF THE ARCTIC.
New York The Macmillan Company 1927 Cloth Good+ Autobiography Size: Approx. 5 " x 9" Map, Photographs 
Introduction by Commander Donald B. MacMillan. A fourteen-year-old boy recounts his life working as a cabin boy on The Bowdoin. Tells his experiences traveling through the Arctic. 142 pp. Photographs. Covers are clean and VG+. Some sporadic foxing. Doesn't interfere with text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Senate RELIEF EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC SEAS, Message from the President (William McKinley)...1899
Washington Government Printing Office 1899 Paperbound Very Good Arctic Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
55th Congress, 3d Session. Senate. Document No. 66. Message from the President (William McKinley) of the United States Relative to The Relief Expedition to the Arctic Ocean. "...in the month of October, 1897, reports were received here of the probable lossof the whaling fleet in the arctic regions, and of the likelihood that nearly three hundred men, composing the officers and crews of the fleet, would perish from hunger unless succor could reach them early in the spring." Tells of the preparation of the revenue-cutter BEAR, the overland expedition and the rescue of the whalemen. 3 pp. Disbound. Pages loose otherwise in Very Good condition. Document is clean. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Taylor, Z. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING COPIES OF A CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE LADY OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, RELATIVE TO THE EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC REGIONS UNDER THE COMMAND OF HER HUSBAND
Washington Government Printing Office 1850 Paperbound Very Good- Arctic Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
31st Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. January 4, 1850. Read, referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. "On the receipt of her first letter imploring the aid of the American government in a search for the missing ships, engaged in an enterprise which interested all civilized nations, I anxiously sought the means of affording that assistance, but was prevented from accomplishing the object I had in view, in consequence of the want of vessels suitable to encounter the perils of a proper exploration, the lateness of the season, and the want of an appropriation by Congress to enable me to furnish and equip an efficient squadron for that object." 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, creasing and small tears to spine edge. Document corners are bent and creased, edges browning. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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