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GREELY, Adolphus.

Three Years of Arctic Service

An account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the attainment of the Farthest North. With nearly one hundred illustrations made from photographs taken by the party, and with the official maps and charts.

Richard Bentley and Son, London , 1886 Stock Code: 99175
£825.00
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First edition of Greeley's account of the expedition he led into the Canadian Arctic, attractively bound.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo (239 x 165 mm). Attractively bound in recent dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Original cloth bound at rear. Frontispiece to each, 41 plates, 81 illustrations in text, and 6 maps, 3 which are folding.

Condition

Lacks final map in Volume II, "North Polar Regions". Otherwise an excellent set.

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