Lot 217

Arctic Explorations - The Second Grinwell Expedition, In...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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Arctic Explorations - The Second Grinwell Expedition, In Search of Sir John Franklin 1853, '54, '55 by Elisha Kent Kane 1856 Book - First Edition. Two Volumes. Volume 1 with 464 pages. 11 plates and many illustrations within the text plus fold out Map. Volume II with 467 pages, 8 plates and many illustrations within the text, plus fold out Map. Extensively detailing their sledge travels over the ice, help from the native Eskimo, scientific observations, escape in open boat southwards to Danish settlement in southern Greenland etc. In marble board binding, each size 5½" x 8¾" (2), 1 front board has come loose.

Hammer Price: £45.00