Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855-Two Volume Set: Kane, Elisha Kent Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855-Two Volume Set: Kane, Elisha Kent Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855-Two Volume Set: Kane, Elisha Kent Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855-Two Volume Set: Kane, Elisha Kent

Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854, 1855-Two Volume Set

Kane, Elisha Kent

Published by Childs and Peterson, Philadelphia, PA, 1856
Condition: VG Hardcover
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First edition bound in black blind stamped cloth with gold decorations and lettering. A VG copy. Twenty full page engraved plates, four maps including one folding, two portraits, folding diagram and nearly 300 engraved textual illustrations . With engraved decorative title page w ith Philadelphia imprint dated 1856 and a regular title page with Phi ladelphia imprint also dated 1856. The spines of both volumes are stam ped with Phillip & Sampson Co. About VG, both volumes have chipping to the spines and rubbed corners. The cloth on the front cover of volume 2 is starting to bubble a little bit. Tissue guard for vol. 1 title p age is shaken loose as is the first fold out map.There is also some in sect damageto pages 140 thru 159 that affects the margins & one plate. Endpapers have some scattred foxing on both volumes. Hinges are fairl y tight and text is clean. A decent set in need of some restoration. Bookseller Inventory # 56152

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Title: Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, 1854,...

Publisher: Childs and Peterson, Philadelphia, PA

Publication Date: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG

Edition: 1st Edition.

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