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RAYMOND L. NEWCOMB SIGNED SLIP JEANNETTE ARCTIC EXPEDITION NATURALIST/ASTRONOMER

$195.00

Description

RAYMOND L. NEWCOMB (1849-1918) SIGNED SLIP, "Raymond Lee Newcomb, Naturalist - "Jeannette"", by the American naturalist, taxidermist, artist, and astronomer on the ill-fated Jeannette Artic expedition of 1879-81. He was one of thirteen expedition members who survived (out of 33 Navy officers, enlisted men and civilians) a lengthy ordeal on ice, sea and frozen land during the last half of 1881. He edited and co-authored Our Lost Explorers: the narrative of the Jeannette Arctic expedition as related by the survivors. In fine condition, with age toning to left side and one tiny spot right edge.

$195  #11407