Three Years of Arctic Service An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the ...

Three Years of Arctic Service An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the Attainment of the Farthest North

Greely, Adolphus W

Published by Richard Bentley and Son, London, 1886
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Jayhawker Special Collections (Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.)

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(2 Vol Matching Set) No DJ. Original binding, square but beginning to loosen w/ square but lightly rounded corners. Blue cloth boards w/ gilt titling on spine and stamped graphic on cover and spine. Boards bright w/ light edge wear and rubbing/bubbling, spines lightly creased, a touch of fraying at corners as well as foot of spine on Vol I, cover of Vol II lightly bowed. Ea cover graced w/ bright, lightly rubbed orig sticker from London's famous turn-of-the-century Mudie's Select Library. Feps include occas pencil notes and prev owner's name w/ date of 1891, publ date incl on Title Pgs, sporadic light foxing and smudges throughout on nicely toned pages w/ trimmed ends, lightly soiled/dusted, incl all maps incl large foldg map at back of Vol II which is loose and tattered. 1st U.K. ed (Scribner's 1st American ed collated same), 428 pps & 444 pps, portis & frontis, b/w illus's, maps & fldg maps, append's. Handsome on the shelf and truly scarce w/ bright yellow Mudie's stickers affixed which ensures true 1st editions. . Arctic 6118. Bookseller Inventory # 000250

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Title: Three Years of Arctic Service An Account of ...

Publisher: Richard Bentley and Son, London

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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