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Kane, Elisha Kent 1820-1857

Overview
Works: 356 works in 1,256 publications in 3 languages and 15,405 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Observations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Autobiographies  Records and correspondence  Biographies  Poetry  Personal narratives  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Dedicatee, Composer
Classifications: G635.K2, 919.8
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Arctic explorations : the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

166 editions published between 1832 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of organization and course of expedition to Smith Sound, wintering on north-west coast of Greenland, various surveys, abandonment of Advance and return to Upernavik in small boats
The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : a personal narrative by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

46 editions published between 1853 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Elisha Kane (1820?57), the most famous of American Arctic explorers before Peary, published this work in 1853. Having graduated from medical school, Kane joined the US Navy in 1843, and in 1850 was appointed senior medical officer on the expedition financed by the philanthropist Henry Grinnell to search for Sir John Franklin. Kane had departed on a second expedition while this book was in press, and he continued his Arctic travels, to the detriment of his health, until the year before his early death. In this work, Kane describes the origins of the expedition in the worldwide appeal by Lady Franklin, and, using his own journals, gives a vivid account of a winter spent icebound in the Arctic. Among the appendices is the official report of the expedition's commander, Lieutenant De Haven. Though Franklin's first winter camp was found, there were no further traces of his crew
Gongorism and the golden age; a study of exuberance and unrestraint in the arts by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

9 editions published in 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : a personal narrative. by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

32 editions published between 1854 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrift in the Arctic ice pack : from the history of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

19 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of good love of the Archpriest of Hita, Juan Ruiz by Juan Ruiz( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Access to an open polar sea in connection with the search after Sir John Franklin and his companions by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

17 editions published between 1835 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tidal observations in the Arctic Seas : made during the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, in 1853, 1854, and 1855, at Van Rensselaer Harbon by Elisha Kent Kane( )

6 editions published between 1860 and 1863 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The far North : explorations in the Arctic regions by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

29 editions published between 1857 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epitome of author's Arctic explorations
Tidal observations in the Arctic seas : made during the Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, in 1853, 1854, and 1855, at Van Rensselaer Harbor by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kane, der Nordpolfahrer : Arktische Fahrten und Entdeckungen der zweiten Grinnell-Expedition zur Aufsuching Sir John Franklin's in den Jahren 1853, 1854 und 1855 unter Dr. Elisha Kent Kane by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

24 editions published between 1858 and 1983 in German and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meteorlogical observations in the Arctic seas by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

14 editions published between 1858 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tidal observations in the Arctic seas by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

13 editions published between 1860 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arktische Fahrten und Entdeckungen der zweiten Grinnell-Expedition zur Aufsuchung Sir John Franklin's in den Jahren 1853, 1854 und 1855 unter Dr. Elisha Kent Kane by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

20 editions published between 1858 and 1987 in German and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Letter to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, April 12, 1856] by Jane Franklin( Book )

9 editions published between 1856 and 1982 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Togten en ontdekkingen van de tweede Grinnell-Expeditie : ter opsporing van Sir John Franklin, in den jaren 1853, 1854 en 1855, onder bevel van Elisha Kent Kane by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

9 editions published between 1861 and 1982 in Dutch and German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kane, der Nordpolfahrer : Arktische Fahrten und Entdeckungen der zweiten Grinnell-Expedition zur Aufsuchung Sir John Franklins in den Jahren 1853, 1854 und 1855 unter Dr. Elisa Kent Kane by Elisha Kent Kane( Book )

15 editions published between 1856 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Arctic explorations : the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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The United States Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : a personal narrative.Kane, der Nordpolfahrer : Arktische Fahrten und Entdeckungen der zweiten Grinnell-Expedition zur Aufsuchung Sir John Franklins in den Jahren 1853, 1854 und 1855 unter Dr. Elisa Kent KaneThe life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, and of other distinguished American explorers: containing narratives of their researches and adventures in remote and interesting portions of the globeRace to the polar sea : the heroic adventures of Elisha Kent KaneExploring other worlds : Margaret Fox, Elisha Kent Kane, and the antebellum culture of curiosityProfessor Sonntag's thrilling narrative of the Grinnell exploring expedition to the Arctic ocean : in the years 1853, 1854, and 1855 in search of Sir John Franklin, Under the command of Dr. E.K. KaneThe love-life of Dr. Kane : containing the correspondence, and a history of the acquaintance, engagement, and secret marriage between Elisha K. Kane and Margaret Fox
Alternative Names
Elisha Kane Amerikaans ontdekkingsreiziger (1820-1857)

Elisha Kane esploratore statunitense

Elisha Kane explorateur américain

Elisha Kane usona esploristo

Elisha Kent Kane

Elisha Kent Kane explorador estadounidense

Elisha Kent Kane explorador estatunidenc

Elisha Kent Kane upptäcktsresande

Elisha Kent Kane US-amerikanischer Forscher, Entdecker und Arzt

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Languages
English (571)

German (53)

Dutch (8)