Ice: A Victorian Romance
Ice: A Victorian Romance – 102 pp. with 116 illustrations, many in full color, 9” x 8”, soft cover, ISBN: 978-0-9763590-4-3.
Catalog of an exhibition at the Linda Hall Library, on display from May 1 through Sept. 13, 2008. The exhibition features fifty-five books from the History of Science Collection, illustrating the many British voyages that set out between 1818 and 1860 to discover a Northwest Passage through the Arctic. Also included are narratives of several attempts to discover Antarctica, as well as books documenting the proposal, and eventual acceptance, of the idea of the Ice Age.