Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. The account of 2nd Grinnell expedition in search of John Franklin, which was unsuccessful, but accomplished the charting of some geographical areas of Greenland, Canada.
8vo, Vol II: frontispiece, engraved title, 467pp, portraits, steel engraved plates, maps. All edges marbled. Some fox spotting to frontispiece portrait and title page. Three quarter gilt leather and marbled boards; corners & edges rubbed, slightly chipped at base of spine.
Original elaborately blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt title on spine. Arctic Bib 8373; Sabin 37007, OCLC: 2166415. Good + overall. Item #24114