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The Resource In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette, Hampton Sides

In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette, Hampton Sides

Label
In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette
Title
In the kingdom of ice
Title remainder
the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette
Statement of responsibility
Hampton Sides
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic account of the ill-fated 19th-century naval expedition to the North Pole cites the contributions of German cartographer August Petermann, New York Herald owner James Gordon Bennett and famed naval officer George Washington De Long in the team's efforts to survive brutal environmental conditions
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
910.4/52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette, Hampton Sides
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [677]-758)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The company of the USS Jeannette -- Baptism by ice -- A great blank space. A shocking Sabbath carnival of death ; Ne plus ultra ; The Lord of Creation ; For you I will dare anything ; Gateways to the Pole -- The national genius. The engine of the world ; Satisfaction ; The Sage of Gotha ; Pandora ; Three years, or eternity ; A benediction ; Second chances ; The U.S. Arctic Expedition ; All that man can do ; The new invader -- A glorious country to learn patience in. A cul-de-sac ; Nipped ; Among the swells ; If by any mischance ; A delusion and a snare ; Forever, almost ; Invisible hands -- We are not yet daunted. On the lone icebound sea ; The discovered country ; Tidings ; Death strokes -- The end of creation. All Mucky ; Nil desperandum ; The phantom continent ; A second promised land ; Eight precious days ; The known world ; Seas high and spiteful -- The whisper of the stars. Lucky fourteen ; Remember me in New York ; If it takes my last dollar ; Frantic pantomimes ; Incubus of horrors ; White gloom ; The Russian nation at your back ; They that watch for the morning ; A wild dirge through time -- As long as I have ice to stand on
Control code
ocn879245108
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print editioon.
Extent
xiii, 761 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194600
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)879245108
Label
In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette, Hampton Sides
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [677]-758)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The company of the USS Jeannette -- Baptism by ice -- A great blank space. A shocking Sabbath carnival of death ; Ne plus ultra ; The Lord of Creation ; For you I will dare anything ; Gateways to the Pole -- The national genius. The engine of the world ; Satisfaction ; The Sage of Gotha ; Pandora ; Three years, or eternity ; A benediction ; Second chances ; The U.S. Arctic Expedition ; All that man can do ; The new invader -- A glorious country to learn patience in. A cul-de-sac ; Nipped ; Among the swells ; If by any mischance ; A delusion and a snare ; Forever, almost ; Invisible hands -- We are not yet daunted. On the lone icebound sea ; The discovered country ; Tidings ; Death strokes -- The end of creation. All Mucky ; Nil desperandum ; The phantom continent ; A second promised land ; Eight precious days ; The known world ; Seas high and spiteful -- The whisper of the stars. Lucky fourteen ; Remember me in New York ; If it takes my last dollar ; Frantic pantomimes ; Incubus of horrors ; White gloom ; The Russian nation at your back ; They that watch for the morning ; A wild dirge through time -- As long as I have ice to stand on
Control code
ocn879245108
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print editioon.
Extent
xiii, 761 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194600
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)879245108

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