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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea 1819-1822 by  John (Intro. Capt R. F. Scott) Franklin - 1st thus - n.d. (?1924) - from Inklings & Yarnspinners (SKU: IYC123119)

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea 1819-1822

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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea 1819-1822

by Franklin, John (Intro. Capt R. F. Scott)

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  • hardcover
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Very good, no d/j Everyman edition, green cloth boards (good but small stains), gilt spine titling bright; patterned pastedowns;
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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, n.d. (?1924). 1st thus. h/b. Very good, no d/j Everyman edition, green cloth boards (good but small stains), gilt spine titling bright; patterned pastedowns; text block firm, pages crisp and unmarked.. 18mo (170 x 100 / 6_"" x 4""). The Everyman Library edition of Franklin's classic account of the voyage to explore the Polar Seas (he would die in 1845 on the fated journey to find the North West passage). Introduction by Scott of the Antarctic

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
IYC123119
Title
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea 1819-1822
Author
Franklin, John (Intro. Capt R. F. Scott)
Format/binding
H/b
Book condition
Used - Very good, no d/j Everyman edition, green cloth boards (good but small stains), gilt spine titling bright; patterned pastedowns;
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. M. Dent & Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
n.d. (?1924)
Pages
434
Keywords
1st, travel, memoir, autobiography, everyman, pocket, Franklin, Scott
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.3 g
Size
18mo (170 x 100 / 6_\"\" x 4\"\")

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