Lot 325 of 515:
Mid 19th century arctic tales for the young  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Seven mid-19th century tales of adventure in the arctic for young people

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Place:
Various places

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Date:
Various dates

Description:

Seven illustrated octavo volumes, each in the original cloth binding, pictorially gilt spines and or covers. First or early editions.

An attractive shelf of these mid-19th century adventure stories in decorative bindings, includes titles by R.M. Ballantyne, and others. Bookplates of Arctic collector William B. Hoyt.

Includes:

  • Ballantyne, R.M. Ungava: A Tale of Esquimaux-land. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1859.
  • Ballantyne, R.M. The Young Fur Traders or Snow Flakes and Sunbeams. No printed title page. c.1856.
  • Ballantyne, R.M. The Dog Crusoe. A Tale of the Western Prairies. London: T. Nelson, 1861.
  • Butler, W.F. The Wild North Land: Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dogs, Across Northern North America. Folding map chipped. Montreal: Dawson Brother, 1874.
  • Gillies, Mary. The Voyage of the Constance: A Tale of the Arctic Seas. London: Gall & Inglis, no date.
  • Reid, Mayne. The Young Voyageurs, or the Boy Hunters in the North. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864
  • St. John, Percy B. The Arctic Crusoe, A Tale of the Polar Sea. Lacking front endpaper. Boston: Lea & Shepard, 1866. 

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Condition:
All with wear, good or better overall. Offered as is.

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Item number:
290050a
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