Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, '54, '55 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, with Maps]

By: Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.

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Book Condition: Good


Complete in two volumes. Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Ex-library, with considerable wear but complete. Cloth chipped at spine extremities, exposed at corners. Internally foxed, mostly light, occasionally ranging to moderate. 464,[2] + 467,[2] pp., illus. w/ engraved plates with guards, other illus. set into text, more than 300 engravings altogether. All plates intact; Vol. I folding map at p. 13 intact with mild tearing along binding edge and a few creases; Vol. II map follows p. 8, with folding map at p. 429 present and intact, with a few creases. First title (engraved) in each volume dated 1856; second title (text only) dated 1856, matching copyright date, thus 1st editions. Both main title pages signed by former owner A. H. H. Boyd, 1856.

Title: Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, '54, '55 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, with Maps]

Author Name: Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.

Categories: Canada, Alaska & Arctic, Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Childs and Peterson: 1857

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Type: Ex-Library

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 033060