The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative. Elisha Kent KANE.
The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative

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

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1854. 8vo. 552 pages. Mezzotint frontispiece by John Sartain, map of "Baffin's Bay", 12 engraved and lithographed plates, numerous wood engraved vignettes. Lacks the folding map. Original cloth, stamp-embossed, gilt voyage motif within stamped lozenge. A good copy, the spine faded and partly split along joint, some intermittent spotting and browning, library label on spine and card at rear. Item #405559

FIRST EDITION, second issue with 1854 title-page.

Price: $60.00

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