Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. 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 I: ads [ii] pp, frontispiece, engraved half title, 464 pp, ads [ii] pp. Vol II: frontispiece, engraved title, 467pp, ads [ii] pp, portraits, steel engraved plates, maps.
Original gilt stamped pale gray green cloth, gilt title on spines. Spines slightly sunned; front board Vol I sunned upper left corner & slightly marked at spine. Faint fox spotting on frontispieces, otherwise plates bright and clean. Arctic Bib 8373; Sabin 37007, OCLC: 2166415. Good + overall. Item #25782