Lot 570 of 576:
John Muir Cruise of the Corwin First Trade Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$36
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette

Author:
Muir, John

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
1917

Description:

Edited by William Frederic Badè. Illustrated with plates from photographs and from sketches by Muir. (8vo) original cream green cloth lettered in white, color pictorial cover label, top edge gilt. First Trade Edition.

Compilation of 21 letters Muir sent to the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin describing his adventures as the geology and botany specialist aboard the steamer "Thomas Corwin." Kimes 348; BAL 14775.


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Condition:
Minor wear, bookplate on front free endpaper; very good.


 
Item number:
265491a
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