New York: William L. Allison Co., 1886. A Reprint Edition. A Very Good Hardcover.
Dark brown pebbled leather over the spine a part of the board to similarly colored cloth, spine titles in gilt; frontispiece and in-text illustrations. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, even page toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Remainder stamp on lower edge. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall, 640 pages.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #16286
The author was an American historical writer and popular biographer. This book is a nice overview of early 19th century Arctic Explorations.