** Rare ** Murray Smith Arctic Expeditions First Edition 1877


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Author : Murray Smith  Title: Arctic Expeditions From British and Foreign Shores From The Earliest Times to the Expedition of 1875-76 First Edition ….(see pictures) Publisher: Published By John G Murdoch London 1877 First Edition …. and Illustrated with numerous coloured illustrations,Maps and Other Engravings…………  (see pictures) Condition of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book rebacked with new leather spine and with green moroccan title label lettered in gilt to spine.There are 5 raised bands to spine with label to 2nd compartment down spine.New endpapers have been professionally inserted.There are former ‘Cripplegate Institute’ ink stamps to the copyright page and to the blank rear of the engraved plates and maps.Binding remains tight with no hinge weakness.The large folding map of the Polar Sea Chart has torn and requires repair work doing.The other engraved plates some of which are coloured are in good order and depict various scenes including hunting scenes,sledging,eminent explorers etc.All page edges are in gilt.bevelled edges to boards and with some wear to corners of this volume.The front cover is superbly etched lavishly in gilt and has been well preserved.The second map  of the ‘Franklin Expedition’ is in excellent order.A decent copy then of this uncommon title,certainly one for the collector.Due to the weight of 3.3Kg we are limiting the sale of this copy to the UK Market only.Large 4to 824pp First Edition [1877]   Sent 1st Class: £9.50 Sent 2nd Class  within the UK 1-3 working days from dispatchPlease note that we are full time booksellers and members of the PBFA. All books are packaged carefully and come fully insured so please view the pictures and bid with confidence.  Please view my other books currently listed on E-Bay by visiting our E-Bay Shop

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