Lot 421: 4 Books incl: A NARRATIVE... SIR JOHN FRANKLIN...

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December 1, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Falls Church, VA, US
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Description: [Polar/Arctic Exploration] 4 Titles. ++ Joseph Chavanne, Alois Karpf, and Franz Ritter v. Le Monnier. THE LITERATURE OF THE POLAR-REGIONS OF THE EARTH./ DIE LITERATUR UBER DIE POLAR-REGIONEN DER ERDE. Vienna: Holzel, 1878. Signed and inscribed by one of the compilers (Alois Karpf) in upper portion of 2nd title page. 8vo. Contemp wraps. Top edge of text block mostly unopened. Paper brittle. Occasional tears/chips, minor foxing. ++ Captain M’Clintock. The Voyage of the ‘Fox’ in the Arctic Seas. A NARRATIVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE FATE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN AND HIS COMPANIONS. Lon: John Murray, 1859, (ads “January, 1860”). 18 plates: Folding map in rear pocket, 3 other folding plates (a facsimile and 2 foldouts bearing 3 maps), frontis, and 13 illustrated plates. The illustration on p377 is partial-page and is not included in the plate count. xxvii, blank [1], 403, ads [3] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, light brown eps. Pp. 35-48, 329-336 sprung, binding internally weak. Occasional foxing. Marginal pencil. ++ Elisha Kent Kane. ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. Lon: T. Nelson and Sons, 1898. Folding map, several plates and text illustrations. Front cover has a gilt monogram that reads “Prize Awarded by the School Board for London.” Handwritten on flyleaf: “Prize awarded to Priscilla Macdonald… for an exhibit of ‘Original Design’ in the annual Exhibition 1899.” Aside from adding the gilt symbol on the front cover, the publisher went with the usual binding for a trade edition (maroon cloth, gilt title, publisher’s name at spine base, blue-gray eps). 8vo. External staining and soiling. Minor foxing. ++ RECENT EXPEDITIONS TO EASTERN POLAR SEAS. Lon: T. Nelson and Sons, 1897. 12mo. Light brown calf prize binding. [Bookplate of Barrow High School for Girls, issued to Jack Mawson by Headmistress M. E. John, Christmas 1900.] Very good. 5.4 Lb.
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Only Books, and select other smaller items, will be packed and shipped by Quinn's & Waverly Auctions Staff. Each individual book is carefully wrapped and packed with wrapping to fill medium size boxes. Please contact for details.

Invoices will be emailed by the Tuesday following the sale, at the latest. Payment is expected within 5 days of receipt of this invoice.

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