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ARTIC EXPLORATIONS IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN

By: ELISHA KENT KANE , MD

Price: £29.00

Publisher: LONDON, T NELSON AND SONS: 1885

Seller ID: 124050

Condition: Good


Blue Cloth Bevel Edged Boards with gilt titles to spine and blocked black titles and nautical device to front board. Publisher's original floral end papers, 444 pp. Frontis steel engraving. Title page states "With Seventy-Six Illustrations and a Map" . The fold out map is titled - Chart of the Discoveries by the American Artic Expedition under the command of Dr Elisha Kent Kane in search of Sir John Franklin 1853-4-5. The preface states this is not a record of scientific investigations but connected passages of Kane's journal published as a narrative of interest to the general readero... View more info

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A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY ( SIR FRANCIS LEOPOLD McCLINTOCK's PERSONAL COPY ) Revised 4th ed.

By: GENERAL SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, JOHN MURRAY: 1855

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Previous owner of note

Seller ID: 123340

Condition: Poor


Original publisher's blue cloth decorative blocked boards with gilt titles to spine. 230 x 150 mm approx. Original End papers with publisher's adverts. viii + 594 pp + 2 folding plates at end. Frontis + numerous unspecified plates, figs, diags. and tables in text. The book was dis -bound when bought by us but worthy of restoration despite faults mentioned under, due to it's prior ownership.It was Sir Francis Leopold McClintock's copy and bears his signature and date Feb 1855 to the title page. Other p.o.n. (later but 19th C.) under and same to prelim and rear blank. This famed Irish Explorer, ... View more info

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THE ROYAL INSTITUTION LIBRARY OF SCIENCE (being the Friday Evening Discources in Physical Sciences held at the Royal Institution :1851-1939 EARTH SCIENCES , 3 VOLUMES

By: STANLEY KEITH RUNCORN

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, APPLIED SCIENCE PUBLISHERS LTD: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120412

ISBN: 0853345058

Condition: Near Fine


Brown buckram cloth boards with gilt title block and titles to spine and blind embossed to front board. 220x145 mm approx. Three volumes complete. The books came from the private library of a former employee of the publisher and appear unread. Consequently apart from slight sunning to the spines of the jackets are in near mint condition.They are of interest to any student of geology, geography, exploration and geophysics as well as the general reader. The exploration of Africa, Captain Scott's moving account of his forthcoming expedition to the South Pole and the Everest Expedition of 1922 are... View more info