Philadelpiha: Childs and Peterson, 1858. 8vo. 416 pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait and engraved illustrated title page and 4 full page illustrations; 2 pages of publisher's advertisements in front, 2 pages of publisher's advertisements at end. Original embossed cloth. A good to very good copy with some wear to extremities (larger at head of spine) and intermittent pale spotting. Item #405573
FIRST EDITION. A complete biography of the prolific Arctic explorer and writer. Includes letters from Dr. ayes, Amos Bonsall and Henry Goodfellow. "My aim was not to write a review of Dr. Kanes's writers, but rather a memoir of the man, which might serve to make his reader's personally acquainted with him."