In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long and His Companions, Followed by an Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method of Reaching the North Pole

Front Cover
Houghton, Mifflin, 1885 - Arctic regions - 497 pages
0 Reviews
Appendix: The Melville sled, and equipment for arctic expeditions (food and clothing).
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 506 - For sale by all booksellers. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of price by the Publishers, HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY, BOSTON AND NEW YORK.
Page 506 - A compact Itinerary of the British Isles, Belgium and Holland, Germany and the Rhine, Switzerland, France, Austria, and Italy.
Page 506 - The Voyage of the Jeannette. The Ship and Ice Journals of Lieutenant-Commander DE LONG, USN Edited by his wife, EMMA DE LONG. With a steel Portrait, Maps, many Illustrations, and facsimile. In two volumes, Svo.
Page 31 - There she goes! There she goes!" Most of us had barely time to arise and look out, when, amid the rattling and banging of her timbers and iron-work, the ship righted and stood almost upright; the floes that had come in and crushed her slowly backed off; and as she sank with slightly accelerated velocity, the yardarms were stripped and broken upward parallel to the masts; and so, like a great, gaunt skeleton clapping its hands above its head, she plunged out of sight.
Page 199 - September 28th, and having been forced to wait for the river to freeze over, are proceeding to cross to the west side this AM on their journey to reach some settlement on the Lena river. We have two days...
Page 31 - Turn out, if you want to see the last of the Jeannette. There she goes ! There she goes ! " Most of us had barely time to arise and look out, when, amid the rattling and banging of her timbers and...
Page 506 - Comparative Values of United States and European Moneys, a Traveler's Calendar of Ecclesiastical and Popular Festivals, Fairs, etc., and a list of the most Famous Pictures in the Public Galleries and Churches of Europe. i5n10, roan, flexible, $2.00. Saunterings. By CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER. European Travel sketches. "Little Classic
Page 499 - I2mo, $2.50 ; half calf, $4.50. Germany. Vols. XVII. and XVIII. of
Page 500 - Our Old Home and English Note-Books. By NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE. Riverside Edition. With Etching and Vignette. 2 vols. crown 8vo, gilt top, $4.00. Our Old Home. "Little Classic " Edition. i8mo, $1.00. Scotland. Vols. VI.-VIII. of "Poems of Places.
Page 193 - Whoever finds this paper is requested to forward it to the Secretary of the Admiralty, London, with a note of the time and place at which it was found, or, if more convenient, to deliver it for that purpose to the British consul at the nearest port.

Bibliographic information