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Half Hours in the Far North. Life amid Snow and Ice by (HALF HOURS) - 1883. - from Bow Windows Bookshop and

Half Hours in the Far North. Life amid Snow and Ice


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London: Wm. Isbister, 1883.. 8vo, xi, (i), 308 pp. Black and white illustrations, marbled endpapers and edges, contemporary prize inscription to front blank. Bound by Bickers and Son in contemporary maroon calf, gilt rules and device of St. Christopher's School, Blackheath, gilt spine with a black label, mild sunning and rubbing otherwise very good.
  • Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 31113
  • Title: Half Hours in the Far North. Life amid Snow and Ice
  • Author: (HALF HOURS)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: London: Wm. Isbister
  • Date published: 1883.
  • Keywords: Travel


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