(1897). 1" loss, with tears at spine head. Some rubbing. Spine a bit sun-lightened (gilt lettering appears mostly unaffected) . Front hinge split. Pages just a bit age-toned; else pages clean. Also bound is same volume is "A Brief History of the Principal Earlier Arctic Explorarions", by John E. Read. ; B&W Illustrations; 531 pages View More...
Chicago, IL, National Publishing Company: 1897
Seller ID: 44224
Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Attractive decorated binding. Light rubbing at the corners and spine extremities. Spine a bit sun-darkened; gilt somewhat faded. A bit of light soil at the bottom edges of the boards. Else binding quite clean. Front hinge starting. Foxing to the page edges and a bit to the front endpapers. Inked gift inscription (dated 1897) on the first blank. Else pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 531 pages View More...