Kane | Elisha Kent

Arctic Explorations

First Edition

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    First edition of Arctic Explorations by Elisha Kent Kane, in two volumes and published in 1856.

    Octavo, [two volumes], [1]-464pp; [2]- 467pp. Publisher’s brown cloth, title in gilt on spine. Occasional light foxing, limited to frontispiece portraits and plates. Slight lean to both text blocks, solid binding. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover in each volume. Complete with 20 full page plates, two maps (one fold-out), fold-out isothermal chart and hundreds of etchings throughout. Map refers to the Arctic sea as “Open Sea,” not “Kane’s Sea.” (Arctic Bibliography, 8373) (Sabin 37001) An excellent example of this early work on polar exploration.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Philadelphia

    Publisher

    Childs & Peterson

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1856

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Kane | Elisha Kent

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    Elisha Kent Kane