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Title
Professor 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. Kane, U.S.N. : containing the history of all previous explorations of the Arctic Ocean, ... highly important astronomical observations   / by August Sonntag.
Name/Creator
Sonntag, August., creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1368773 
Location
Widener

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Philadelphia, Penn
Publisher
C.C. Rhodes
Language
English
Description
176 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Kane, Elisha Kent , 1820-1857 ;  Grinnell Expedition (2nd : 1853-1855) ;  Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions ;  Arctic regions ;  Northwest Passage ;  d1853 -- d1855

Category
Arctic regions

Franklin_s Arctic Expeditions, 1819-1847

Grinnell Expeditions, 1850-1855

Note
"With nearly one hundred splendid engravings."

A literary imposture. "I did not write the book, it is a shameful imposition"--Letter from August Sonntag, published in the Philadelphia evening journal, May 19, 1857?

Said by Sabin to have been prepared by Rhodes from information in an unpublished article of Sonntag's. Repudiated by Sonntag, and protested by other members of the expedition--Dictionary of books relating to America / Joseph Sabin, no. 83971.