Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal: Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition, in the Years 1850-51 by Sherard Osborn soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1852, Hardback.
Contains: Colour plates ; Fold-out map ; Colour frontispiece; All edges marbled; Marbled endpapers; Appendix; Full leather with ruled boards, armorial decoration to the upper, gilt decorated panels with 4 raised banks.
Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding with the leather rubbed there and at the joins. Inscription to the second blank. Text complete, clean and tight but the blanks are heavily spotted. A nice copy, and uncommon.
[VII] 320 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Exploration catalogue?