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James Fitzjames. The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition

By: Battersby William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2010

Edition: 2010 First Edition

Seller ID: 65417

ISBN: 0752455125

Condition: 224pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The first complete biography of the captain of HMS Erebus. Aged 32 he joined the Franklin Expedition with an already successful Naval career hoping to make his name. He was a charismatic man with a wicked sense of humour, but was also not what he seemed. He concealed several secrets, including the scandal of his birth, the source of his influence and his plans for after the Franklin Expedition. View more info