Hayes' Arctic Expedition in Littell's Living Age, Volume IX, 1860.

Boston: Littell & Gay, later Littell, Son & Company, 1860. Hardcover. Interesting content on the Arctic, including "Ho! For the Pole! summarizing expeditions to date, including Dr. Hayes'; the great expedition to China; and a book review of Sir James Tennent's work on Ceylon (12pp).

Littell's Living Age was a magazine that comprised sophisticated selections from various British and American magazines and newspapers, a "Reader's Digest" of it's day. It was generally published on a weekly basis for almost a century, from 1844 to 1941. It was also often the first US publication of serialized stories by important mid-19th century authors such as Trollope. 8vo, approximately 800 pp, bound in original pebbled black morocco with brown boards, gilt title & decoration on raised bands. Generally a little rubbed, boards a little marked. Very good overall. Item #20962

Price: $95.00

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