Arctic Explorations

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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Arctic Explorations; The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin | 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations; The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin | 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, et al., 1856. First Edition. Very Good. in two volumes, 8vo [9x6.25in]; Vol. I - 464 pp., frontispiece of Kane, large fold out map, numerous illustrations in text and 12 plates with tissue guard; Vol. II - 467 pp., frontispiece of Grinnell, fold out map, 7 plates with tissue guard; Dark brown cloth covers… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition

by KANE, Elisha Kent.

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Philadelphia:, Childs & Peterson,, 1856. First edition. "In a brief life of thirty-six years, mostly in ill health, Elisha Kent participated in two Arctic expeditions and by the time of his death in 1857 was regarded as a true American hero and one of the nation's most popular authors... Little went right in the second expedition [but] there were… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition--Volumes 1 and 2 (plus a Lakeside Press reading copy) ; In Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition--Volumes 1 and 2 (plus a Lakeside Press reading copy) ; In Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Two hardcover volumes in stamped brown cloth boards. First editions. Titles in gilt on spine. Sturdy binding on both volumes, wear to edges and especially corner tips. "Illustrated by upward of three hundred engravings from sketches by the author." Light spotting to some pages. Tissue guards to engravings. … Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 vol. 8vo. [4], 5-464, [4]; [2], 3-467, [3] pp. Contemporary polished brown calf, blindstamped decorations on the boards, spine in six compartments, each spine with an orange and a black morocco label lettered in gilt; all edges gilt. Brown coated endpapers and pastedowns. Each volume with a… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent (1820-1857)

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1857
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2 volumes.[2 ad]+463+[2 ad] pages with frontispiece and two titles, woodcuts, plates and maps; [2 ad]+467 pages with frontispiece and two titles, woodcuts, plates and appendices. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in brown cloth with black labels in gilt lettering to spine, marbled end pages. Later printing, first published in 1856. Elisha Kent Kane, American physician and Arctic explorer who… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred  engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Cloth. Reading Copy/No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition: 2 Volumes, 464 and 467pages, illustrated with plates and engravings on steel and wood from sketches by the author. Frontispiece portraits, title page vignettes, head- and tail-pieces. Original covers. Volume 1 loose pages and map, MISSING plate between pages 224 and… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 [2 vols]

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 [2 vols]

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Both volumes in this two volume set are in very good- condition in original, brown cloth covered boards with blind embossing on the boards and gilt text stampings on the spines. The cloth for both volumes show rubbing and wear to the spines with the cloth worn through at… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred  engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition: Volume I tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Elisha Kent Kane engraved on steel by R. Whitechurch after a Mathew Brady daguerreotype; Volume II tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Henry Grinnell engraved on steel by F. Helpin after a daguerreotype by Mathew Brady. [i-ii] publisher's… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by KANE, Elisha Kent

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1857
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Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1857. A very good set, spines light faded, some wear at extremities, some foxing. 2 volumes. 8vo. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Profusely illustrated (300 engravings including 22 plates); 2 folding maps. Original cloth (varying colors), gilt-lettered on spine. Provenance: Augustus Seward (signature on title), presumably the career Army officer (1826-1876), son of William… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred  engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, ’54, ’55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes

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Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition: 464 and 467 pages, illustrated with plates, 3 maps/charts (2 folding), engravings on steel and wood from sketches by the author. Frontispiece portraits, title page vignettes, head- and tail-pieces. Brown end papers. Original dark brown cloth covers with gilt titling to spines.… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 (Two Volume Set)

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 (Two Volume Set)

by KANE, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Co, 1856. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Two volumes. Bound in half-calf and marbled paper over boards, gilt spines. Vol. 1 has a frontispiece portrait, added engraved title, 1 folded map + 11 other plates; Vol. 2 has a frontispiece portrait, added engraved title, 1 folded map, 1 full-page map, and 7 other plates.… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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Used - Contemporary half-morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Map lightly toned, scattered marginal staining, some
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1856
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Illustrated by upwards of 300 engravings from sketches by the author, folding map. 2 vols. 8vo
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, et al., 1856. First edition. Illustrated by upwards of 300 engravings from sketches by the author, folding map. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half-morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Map lightly toned, scattered marginal staining, some rubbing and edgewear to boards, very good. First edition. Illustrated by upwards of 300 engravings from sketches… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition In Search of Sir John Franklin 1853 '54 '55 (Two Volume Set)

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1856
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Philadelphia, PA: Childs and Peterson, 1856. 464pp/illus/maps, 467pp/illus/maps. Letterpress title-page in each volume. Large folding lithographed map (some spotting at edges), two full-page maps, engraved frontispiece portrait in each volume, additional engraved title-page in each volume, 18 engraved plates with tissue guards and numerous wood-engravings in the text throughout (light spotting on edges of some). As ship's surgeon… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition, in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition, in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1873
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London, UK: T Nelson and Son, 1873. Hardcover. Good/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. x, 11-510pp, eight black and white engraved plates (including frontispiece). Half bound in red leather over marbled paper-covered boards, five ribs, gilt titles on green spine label. Wear to extremities, minor loss to spine head. Wear to covers. Boards detaching from spine… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second and Last UNITED STATES GRINNELL EXPEDITION in search of SIR JOHN FRANKLIN (1 vol edition)
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second and Last UNITED STATES GRINNELL EXPEDITION in search of SIR JOHN FRANKLIN (1 vol edition)

by Kane, Elisha Kent f3a

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Used - VG book. Bliss logo blind stamped on rear board. Very nice book.
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1872 (1868cp).
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Hartford: Bliss. VG book. Bliss logo blind stamped on rear board. Very nice book.. 1872 (1868cp).. Later 1 vol ed. Hardcover. VG book. Brown cloth. AEG. Gilt cover lettering, gilt vignette of small ship among icebergs. Tight. Very clean, in & out. . TP dated 1871, with 1868 cp date and the engraved tp dated 1872. This edition with all… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS

ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS

by KANE, ELISHA KENT

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1856. KANE, Elisha Kent. ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from Sketches by the Author. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First edition. In 2 volumes 8vo, 464 and 467 pp., each with frontis. portrait, Vol. I with folding map tipped in and 11… Read more about this item
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, '54, '55

by Kane, Elisha Ken

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Philadelphia, 1856. Two volumes. 464pp. plus plates and folding map; 467pp. plus plates and folding map. Frontispiece portrait and engraved titlepage in each volume. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind, gilt-lettered spines. Head and toe of spines worn. Moderate foxing. Overall very good. Kane, a U.S. naval surgeon, was a member of the unsuccessful first rescue expedition which searched… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition In Search Of Sir John Franklin 1853, 54, 55 (The Lakeside Classics)

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1996
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Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1996. Book. Very Good. Cloth Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 447 pp., a frontis piece and a number of illustrations thoughout, - spine color dark brown w/ gold text - World History.
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Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55
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Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55

by KANE, Elisha Kent

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First
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1856
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1856 ARCTIC 1st ed Elisha Kane Explorations Voyages Franklin Expedition Maps 2v The Arctic Exploration, or 'Advance,' led by Elisha Kent Kane, was financed to find Sir John Franklin and his ship which was missing. While Franklin was never found, Kent and his explorers were able to gather a lot of information about people, geography, and natural history of the Arctic… Read more about this item
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by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1996
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Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1996. Book. New. Hardcover. 12mo. Lakeside Classics No. 94. Gilt titles on black cloth. 447pp, top edge gilt. In publisher's shrink wrap..
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