The land of the midnight sun: Summer and winter journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and northern Finland

Paul Belloni Du Chaillu

Published by Harper and Brothers, 1881
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Title: The land of the midnight sun: Summer and ...

Publisher: Harper and Brothers

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Near Fine. Both volumes have name written on front free page. Date under the name is April 12, 1890. Written name is of A. A. Clark. Both volumes have a bookplate on inside front cover. Bookplate is from Jerome A. Hart, editor of the Argonaut in SF. Small discoloration mark on front free page of Vol. 1. Woodcut plates and illus. in text throughout; folding map in back cover pocket of vol. 1 in pristine condition; orig. blue cloth elaborately stamped in gilt and red. Light rubbing to edges. Spines very slightly darkened from sun. The author tours Scandinavia from London to Sweden, meets King Carl XV of Sweden and Norway, and ventures to the Arctic circle. He considers two ways of going north; discusses geography, cartography and anthropology; inspects farm buildings, lumber, and schools. Chaillu writes about glaciers and fjords, cathedrals and fairs. 915 pages and 235 illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 0014107

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