Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ARCTIC.) Hooper, William Hulme. Ten Months Among the Tents of the Tuski . . . in Search of Sir John Franklin. 2 maps (one partially hand-colored), 5 plates, text illustrations. xv, [1], 417, [3]. 8vo, publisher's gilt pictorial cloth, recased; endpapers renewed, title page detached, marginal chipping to a few leaves; with half-title; inked library discard stamp on title page, Edinger bookplate. London, 1853

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Hooper went east along the northern coast of Alaska as far as Cape Bathurst, the northernmost point of what are re now the Northwest Territories. Tuski was Hooper's spelling for what are now known as the Chukchi people. "Filled with relations of encounters with the Esquimaux, and particulars of their mode of life, personal appearance and character"--Field 713. Abbey, Travel 641; Arctic Bibliography 7395; Hill 824; Lada-Mocarski 140; Sabin 32883; TPL 3176.