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Translated from the German of M. Campe. 36 hand colored copperplates. b/w title vignette map of the Arctic. 138pp. + 2pp. ads. 16mo, original 1/2 red leather with printed boards; (p. 47 torn with loss of text, spine ends lightly worn, boards edges worn, boards rubbed, last blank page with pencil marks, some light dampstaining and foxing to text). London: J. Harris, 1821. First Edition in English. Complete with 36 bright plates. The plates have light foxing in margins, but are not dampstained. Juvenile Edition.
London: Dent, 1897. 2 large color folding maps. 8 color plates, about 100 b/w illus. xii, 371pp. small, thick 4to, original two-toned cloth, uncut. London: J.M. Dent, 1897. Light foxing to text, mostly in margins, and to the two maps. The plates are not affected. Bookplates of a library and a former individual owner. Small area of soiling to bottom of spine. Otherwise a tight copy with no wear.
London: 1928. 1 page, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, London, January 23, 1928. Eleven-line handwritten note as part of a custom-made greeting card with a photograph of the artist affixed, written to noted South American physician Alexandro Zovilla, in part: "...Your kind words have reached me over Norway here in London. It was pleasant to hear that you have sympathy for my art. In this time one has so much art, what is not 'sane'?" Fine condition. Norwegian artist best known...
Recit d'un Voyage fait en 1856, sur le Yacht le "Foam" en Islande, a Jan Mayen et au Spitzberg... Traduit...par T.P. Bedard. mounted photo frontis. portrait, wood engraved text illus. 320pp. 8vo, 1/2 calf. Montreal, 1876. This French Canadian edition of Lord Dufferin's arctic travels not listed in NUC.
London: Bohn, 1853. With Considerable Additions, and a Road-Book for Tourists, with Hints to Anglers and Sportsmen. Frontispiece, and 21 other engraved plates. 470pp., Thick 12mo, contemporary calf with leather spine label (well-rubbed; front hinge partly repaired; light foxing on some plates). London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853. A very good copy.
Harlem: Enschede, 1872. Monstrant comment qu'il est trouvee, son naturel & ses animauls... Engraved device on title page. Illustrated with one folding plate, one folding map, and two in-text engravings. Large decorative initials. 30, pages, 4 blank. Thin square 8vo, bound in 3/4 red morocco (well-rubbed at edges) with the original printed vellum wrappers bound-in. Harlem: J. Enschede & Amsterdam: M. Frederik Muller, 1872. Very scarce. Limited edition - one of only 50 copies. This is a beautifully printed facsimile of the original 1613 edition. -Sabin 32028 (1613 ed.).
Amsterdam: 1669. Sea chart. Uncolored copperplate engraving. Image measures 17.5" x 21.5". This rare sea chart by Pieter Goos shows the coasts of Russia and Finland with north oriented to the right. The islands of Spitsbergen and the tip of Novaya Zemlya are also visible. An inset map, oriented with north to the lower right, shows the River Dvina as it flows through the city of Arkhangelsk (Archangel), the chief seaport of Russia at the time. In addition to ports...
New York: Viking, 1940. Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. 165pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly worn, much of the dust wrapper's spine and rear cover are missing and the remainder has been pasted down onto paper. New York: Viking Press, 1940. First edition. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper.
Oslo: Aschehough, 1994. Foreword by Donald Kuspit. Translated by Francesca M. Nichols. Well over 100 full page color plates. 346pp., large 4to, brown cloth, d.w.; rear panel of dust wrapper has large tear repaired with tape. Oslo: Aschelough, (1994). A very good (+) copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.