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Arctic Explorations; the Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin 1853, '54, '55 Vol. I

Kane, Elisha Kent

Published by Child s and Peterson, Philadelphia, 1856
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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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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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

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