Author:Guttridge, Leonard F

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Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition

By: Guttridge, Leonard F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2000

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2265866

ISBN: 0425176541

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. Pages faintly toned. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 354 pp. The ill-fated 1881 effort to establish an American fort in the Arctic is chronicled in full detail, covering the terrible saga of starvation, mutiny, suicide, shipwreck, execution, and cannibalism that destroyed nineteen of the original twenty-five explorers. View more info

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Icebound: The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole

By: Guttridge, Leonard F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267751

ISBN: 087021330X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xx, [2], 357, [3] pp. 8vo. The 1879 expedition began with high hopes of Arctic discoveries; it came to disaster on Siberian shores, and the official investigation that followed was an adroitly managed cover-up. Guttridge, coauthor (with J. D. Smith) of The Commodores, has ferreted out the facts about the Jeannette and the ship's company. Playboy/publisher James Gordon Bennett underwrote the expedition, led by Lt. George W. De Long, USN. The Jeannette was trapped in ice for two years before it broke up; the crew escap... View more info