Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.
Title The Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. A Personal
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 7¾" - 9¾" tall.