Kane, Elisha Kent - Arctic explorations: the second Grinell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin - 1856

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Kane, Elisha Kent - Arctic explorations: the second Grinell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin - 1856
Cartografia, Viagens / exploração, Arctics, Exploração - Quantidade: 2 - Well-illustrated and in a nice, original binding

First edition. Published in Philadelphia, PA, in two volumes. Large 8vo size. Two frontispiece portraits (tissue-guarded), title pages with engraved vignettes, 931 [464; 467] pp.; I: 11 tissue-guarded engraved plates, two maps (of three); II: map; large, multiple folded chart, and seven tissue-guarded engraved plates; numerous steel-engravings throughout in the text. Original uniform pictorial embossed cloth with gilt title on the spines. Original brown endpapers.

On the title pages, the title is shorter: Arctic explorations in the years 1853, '54, '55.

Seems to lack one map in vol 1 (rear pocket empty). Some light rubbing to extremities, light pencilled marginalia to one text leaf, otherwise a very good, clean set. Rare in the original bindings.

Provenance: Pictorial bookplate of Wayne S. Franklin (a relative of Sir John?) on the front paste-downs; Franklin's name written in the top-margin of the title to volume one, and dated 1910.

Detalhes do lote
Objeto
Livro
Número de livros
2
Tema
Arctics, Exploração, Cartografia, Viagens / exploração
Autor/ Ilustrador
Kane, Elisha Kent
Título do livro
Arctic explorations: the second Grinell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin
Estado
Bom
Artigo mais antigo do ano de publicação
1856
Edição
1ª edição
Idioma
Inglês
Idioma original
Sim
Editor
Childs & Peterson
Encadernação
Capa Dura
Extras
Well-illustrated and in a nice, original binding
Dimensões
22×14.5 cm
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