Lot 519 of 541:
George Melville in the Lena Delta  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
In the Lena Delta

Author:
Melville, George W.

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton, Mifflin and Company

Date:
1885

Description:

xvi, 497 pp. Edited with a Preface by Melville Philips. Illustrated with plates from paintings, photos, engravings, etc., including frontispiece portrait; maps. (8vo) original brown cloth, pictorially stamped in black on front, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Title continues: "A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander DeLong and His Companions Followed by an Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method of Reaching the North Pole." Arctic Biblio. 11239


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Condition:
Light wear to cloth, bookplate of the USS Maryland Ship's Library; very good.


 
Item number:
272549a
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