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(Arctic Exploration)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$89$75

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

Description:

(Arctic Exploration), Three titles, Hayes, Isaac Israel (1832-1881), An Arctic Boat Journey, Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1860, with folding map, (hinges weak, cloth loss, sunfaded spine, ex-library); The Open Polar Sea, New York: R. Worthington, c. 1869; The Land of Desolation, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872, (ex-library), all gilt embossed pictorial cloth, 8vo, (bumped, chipped, scattered foxing and soiling, wear to cloth).
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

Isaac Israel, Open Polar Sea, Desolation, Book collecting, Book design, Bookbinding, Printing

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