Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 328

Price Realized: $ 228
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SCORESBY, WILLIAM, Jr. An Account of the Arctic Regions, with a History and Description of the Northern Whale-Fishery. 20 engraved plates; 4 engraved maps; 4 folding tables. [iii]-xx, 551, [1], 82; viii, 574 pages, including half-title in Volume 2, lacking in Volume 1. 2 volumes. 8vo, 221x132 mm, modern crude 1/2 green leather; contents dampwrinkled with occasional marginal foxing and soiling, varying foxing and dampstaining on engraved matter, several plates partly separated at folds, clean tear at top of Volume 1 title. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1820

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first edition of a history of Arctic exploration and whaling. Arctic Bibliography 15610; Books on Ice 2.2.