Title: Within the Arctic Circle - Experiences of ...
Publisher: London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1877.
Publication Date: 1877
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition. In two volumes. Vol I - xv, 257 pp. Frontispiece - Throndhjem Cathedral & 1 other plate - Chapel in Throndhjem Cathedral. Frontispiece loose. Vol II - ix, 224 pp. Frontispiece - Hammerfest & 1 other plate - Svolvier. Accounts of the author's travels in the Arctic and of the indigenous peoples encountered - including accounts of Christiansand, Christiania, Brandsvold, Anstad, Ostrand, Trondhjem, across the Arctic Circle to Lapland, Sweden, The Northern Cape, Gjaesvaer - its flora and fauna, descriptions of the Lapps and their way of life, Tromsoe, etc. etc. Vol I - front hinge seperating and rear hinge starting to crack. ffep almost loose. Text clean. Internal binding tight. Vol II - ffep loose.Hinges cracked with some seperation. Text clean. Both Vols - previous owner's inscription on fep. Bound in decorated blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Black lettering and gilt illustration of icebergs on front boards. Boards considerably damp stained. Split of about 1 inch at top of rear edge of spine of Vol I and another nick in front edge of spine. Top and bottoms of spines and corners rubbed. Overall condition Good to Good+. Bookseller Inventory # 7342
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