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SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE
Arctic Travels; or, and account of the several land expeditions to determine the geography of the Northern part of the American continent
1831. Frontispiece and 2 engraved plates, title vignette. 12mo. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Slight soiling to margins, contemporary prize inscription to front pastedown. Very good. [2], iv, 5-173, [1 ads]pp. London, C.J.G. & F. Rivington, The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, An early juvenile account of John Franklin's overland expeditions to the Arctic regions. According to the Advertisement, ?This work, originally prepared and published by the 'Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in Ireland, held in Kildare Place, Dublin,' has been reprinted by their permission and illustrated with new cuts, for the use of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.? Scarce, with only seven copies in OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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