Sir John Franklin. The True Secret of the Discovery of his Fate. A "Revelation." "A Little Child Shall Lead Them.
1889·London & Derby
by Skewes, J. Henry
London & Derby: Bemrose & Sons, 1889. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. xvi, 243, (1) pp. Original navy cloth lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers. Very Good with staining and slight bowing to front cover, slightly foxed edges, former owner's name written on front free endpaper. Internally free of marks and fairly bright. OCLC shows few physical copies in institutional collections; quite rare in the marketplace. A rare history of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition to locate the Northwest Passage, which inspired Dan Simmons' novel The Terror and the first season of the TV series by the same name.
(Inventory #: 140937986)
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