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Arctic stories. Or Dr. Kane's search for Franklin

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Arctic stories. Or Dr. Kane's search for Franklin

by F.W.I

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  • hardcover
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Gall and Inglis London HB No publish date given, prob 1890's. A sometimes didactic Victorian-era account for children concerning the search for Sir John Franklin, the Arctic Explorer. Good only. Pictorial boards are heavily rubbed and worn as is spine. Contemporary prize inscription in pen on ffep. Owner inscription upon paste-down. Dates to 1895-1896. Sporadic finger marks and other grubby blemishes throughout the book. 96pp 0

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Bookseller
Byre Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
BYB8601
Title
Arctic stories. Or Dr. Kane's search for Franklin
Author
F.W.I
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gall and Inglis London HB
Keywords
ELISHA KENT KANE, SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, CHILDRENS, ARCTIC, EXPLORATION

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We are based in Wigtown, the Scottish Booktown. Our shop is a converted stables, fully wheelchair accessible, and has a small peaceful garden where you are welcome to sit and relax with your books. We specialise in second-hand books on Archaeology, World Mythology and Folklore, Scottish books, Theatre, Film and TV. We also have General stock - poetry, philosophy, biography, travel, education etc - and a Children's section.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[more]

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