Lot 78 of 222:
Scarce whaling narrative 1894  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
From Edinburgh to the Antarctic: An Artist's Notes and Sketches During the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93.
Author:
Murdoch, W.G. Burn
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co.
Date:
1894
Description:

xii, 364 + 32 ad pp. Many illustrations in the text, 2 maps, 1 of them folding. 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear. (8vo) 22x14 cm (8¾x5¼"), original dark green pictorial cloth stamped in silver & brown. First Edition.

Scarce narrative of a British whaling and sealing expedition to the Antarctic. With many black and white reproductions of the author's watercolors throughout the text. Spence 825.

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Condition:
Top corner of front board lightly bumped, colors on binding still vivid; scattered light foxing, library blind stamp at bottom margin of title page, a handsome copy; very good or better.
 
Item number:
289960
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