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Author Name    Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.

Title   The Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. A Personal

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good (Plus)

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   New York Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1854

Seller ID   004605

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1854. First publ;ished in 1853; this is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the Second Printing, from a year later. Brown publisher's cloth binding with gilt titling and nautical decorations on the spine and front cover. Clean text; xi, 552 pages; illustrated with maps and numerous engarvings. (Contains an interesting Note from the author, explaining how he was unable to do the final edit before publication, due to leaving on a second Polar expedition.) Exceptionally bright and supple textblock, unfoxed. Lightly rubbed at the margins, more so at the bottom tips; small puncture at the edge of the spine. An exceptionally nice copy of this classic of Arctic exploration.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.

Price = 150.00 USD

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