Title: Arctic Explorations; the Second Grinnell ...
Publisher: Child s and Peterson, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1856
Binding: Hard Copy
Illustrator: Butler, J.M. and Synder, Van Ingen
Book Condition: Fair
Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ Issued
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Publisher's '1956' date on title page. This first edition is the first printing. Volume I only. Over 300 engravings from sketches by the author. Bound in publisher's blindstamped full brown cloth covers. 464 numbered pages. Many illustrations. Tissue guard in place at title page. Publisher's nine part fold-out map in place. Full page illustrations have tissue guards in place. Three newspaper articles regarding winter storms with '1923' and '1930' dates laid in.Very heavy wear to spine ends, and corners. Other edges with less wear. Title on spine cover dulled but legible. Covers sunned. Front inner hinge cracked. Back end paper missing. SOme internal markings. Strangely, no foxing. Seven lines of ink ownership on front end paper. A complete copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 058935
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