London: A. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1795. Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company, for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, &c. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772. Complete with five folding maps; 4 folding plates. xliv, 458, pp. 4to, contemporary calf; (spine worn, inner hinges strengthened, light foxing to some plates, mostly in margins). London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1795. First edition. "A day-to-day record, with notes on natural history.....
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1884. Color plate of lichens, black & white illustrations. 147pp., 4to, modern black library buckram; (pencil annotations in some margins, margin chipped to one plate, inner hinge strengthened). Washington: GPO, 1884. Good. 48th Congress, 1st Session, Senate. Ex. Doc. No. 204. Ex-libris from the American Museum of Natural History. The title page has been bound in at the end. The last page of text lacks bottom margin and has been bound in sideways.
Privately Printed, 1897. Map frontispiece, one photo Illus. 83pp. 8vo, original green cloth, bottom corners very lightly bumped, front cover with small light dampstain. (N.p.: Privately Printed, 1897). First Edition Presentation copy, that is signed and dated from 1897. Author was Admiral Peary's mineralogist during the Arctic Expedition of 1896. Hoppin kept a day-to-day account of the voyage of the Hope, including scientific observations. Arctic Bibliography 7401.
Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. Upwards of three hundred engravings, plus four maps, two folding (each with a tear). 2 volumes. 464 pages and 467 pages, 8vo, blind-stamped black cloth with gilt lettering on spine; bookplate inside front cover of each volume, two ownership signatures front flyleaf of volume II, one dated 1856, scattered light foxing, heaviest on half titles and frontis pieces, heads of spines mended. Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. A very good set.
New York: Harper, 1854. 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 "An account of the first government expedition in ships provided by Henry Grinnell of New York, 1850-51, which the Author.....
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. Upwards of Three Hundred Engravings from Sketches by the Author. 3 maps, 2 folding. 2 vols. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 calf, gilt spines with black leather spine labels, spines and boards lightly rubbed on both volumes, edges of corners worn on both volumes, edges of boards lightly worn on both volumes. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition Staton & Tremaine 3566. Internally, a tight, bright set.
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Upwards of Three Hundred Engravings from Sketches by the Author. 4 maps, 2 folding. 2 Vols. 8vo, original green cloth, spine ends lightly worn on both volumes, edges of corners worn and bumped on both volumes, spines lightly sunned, light foxing to some plates and some text margins, pages slightly wavy throughout on both volumes. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Later edition of Staton & Tremaine 3566. Internally a tight, bright set...
New York: Harper, 1885. Chromolithograph frontispiece, many black & white engravings. 297pp. + 6pp. of ads. 8vo, decorative cloth; (spine ends rubbed, backed cover lightly soiled, first page of preface underlined, bookplate). New York: Harper, 1885. Very good. Juvenile novel of two youths exploring the Arctic Ocean.
Transl. and abridged by L. Mericer. Ed. by H.W. Bates. 4 chromolithographs, 2 color maps, 1 folding. 2 engraved b/w ports., numerous b/w woodcuts. viii, 590pp. 8vo, orig. dec. cloth; (spine repaired, some light foxing and offsetting, including the margins of the lithographs, ex-lib, ink notations from a previous owner on the first blank page). London: Sampson Low, 1874.
London: Macmillan, 1879. 4 color maps, 3 folding. 43 b/w text engravings. xiv, 447pp. + 40pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, original gray cloth with gilt decoration, spine ends rubbed, edges of corners worn, cloth lightly spotted, some light foxing to margins of ad pages. London: Macmillan, 1879. First Edition Internally a bright, tight copy. Contains faded rubber stamp of previous owner on margin of title page and last page of ads.