Category: Non-fiction

ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS IN THE YEARS 1853, 54, 55 Stock code: 7533

Author / Artist:

Kane, Elisha Kent


First edition. Two volumes. Original green / blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy, the cloth only lightly rubbed to the extremities. The contents are entirely complete with no loose pages. Neat ink signature to the top of the title page of volume one and a tiny previous owner's ink stamp to the prelims. There is an engraved portrait and vignette title in each volume, four maps (two of which are folding), 18 engraved plates and hundreds of engraved illustrations throughout the text.