Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, Under Lieutenant De haven, and the Final Effort of Dr. E. K. Kane in Search of Sir John Franklin. Samuel M. Smucker.
Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, Under Lieutenant De haven, and the Final Effort of Dr. E. K. Kane in Search of Sir John Franklin
Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, Under Lieutenant De haven, and the Final Effort of Dr. E. K. Kane in Search of Sir John Franklin

Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century. Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure, and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, Under Lieutenant De haven, and the Final Effort of Dr. E. K. Kane in Search of Sir John Franklin

New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Co., 1857. Hardcover. First Edition. Bound in the original brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and embossed designs to both boards. Faded gilt illustration of a ship to spine. Chipping and fraying to book cloth along spine ends and corners. Lacks front free endpaper. Previous owners signature to second free endpaper, dating from the late 1800s. More modern blue pen marking to top of title page and top of front pastedown, which appear to be call numbers; however, this is the only evidence of an ex-library marking. Foxing, smudge marks, and occasional spots of soiling throughout - mostly to margins. Slight roll to spine and bumped corners. Includes two frontispieces as well as numerous full page engravings. 517 pages plus 5 pages of ads. ARC/010721. Very Good.

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