The U. S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin; A Personal Narrative

KANE, Elisha Kent

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harper
Date Published: 1854

Description: 13 aquatint or lithograph plates, text engravings. 3 maps, 1 folding. 552pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine expertly recased with original backstrip retained, spine including backstrip faded from sun exposure, edges of corners lightly worn, light foxing to maps and plates, endpapers and first and last blank pages lightly soiled. New York: Harper, 1854. First Edition

Comments: "An account of the first government expedition in ships provided by Henry Grinnell of New York, 1850-51, which the Author accompanied as senior medical officer." Staton and Tremaine 3177.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 237335


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