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The U.S. Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane M.D. U.S.N - 1st Edition - 1857 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 006095)

The U.S. Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin

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The U.S. Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin

by Elisha Kent Kane M.D. U.S.N

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  • hardcover
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New York: Sheldon, Blakeman, 1857. 1st Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. 2nd Printing 1 Copyright date is 1857, 3/4 leather, raised bands. Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guard, other engraved plates some with tissue guards, text illustrations, maps (one folding), appendices; three quarters calf, marbled boards, raised band, titled in gilt on spine, minor wear to edges, very good copy. Details medical officer Elisha Kent Kane's experiences during the Grinnell funded U.S. Search for Franklin. 6 x 9 with 552 pages; Some light cover wear/soil. Light browning to pages, some foxing. Overall very clean and tight. The United Stated Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin a Personal Narrative

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Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006095
Title
The U.S. Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin
Author
Elisha Kent Kane M.D. U.S.N
Format/binding
Three-Quarter Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sheldon, Blakeman
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1857
Pages
552
Keywords
History
Size
8vo - over 7 - 9\" tall

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14 day return guarantee, if an item arrives not described as stated. with full refund after receiving item back, return shipping not included. We will ship priority at our desecration within U.S. Priority only out in continental U.S.

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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

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Marbled boards
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jacket
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
edges
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