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(Arctic Exploration), Four Titles in Five Volumes

Auction:
2433
Lot:
110
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$89$75

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Arctic Exploration), Four Titles in Five Volumes, Greely, Adolphus W., (1844-1935), three titles: Three Years of Arctic Service, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886, in two volumes, with folding map, gilt pictorial cloth, (front hinges cracked, age typical tears to head and foot); The Polar Regions in the Twentieth Century, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928, with folding map, cloth; A Handbook of Polar Discoveries, [Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1909], fourth edition, possibly the author's edited volume in anticipation of a fifth edition, cloth, (heavy marginalia, lacking title page); Schley and Soley, Rescue of Greely, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885, with folding map (tears), cloth, (tears to head and foot); all 8vo, (minor bumping and chipping, minor wear and toning).
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Greely, Charles Scribner, Arctic Service, Charles Scribner's Sons

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