Great Arctic Travellers. A Comprehensive Summary of Arctic and Antarctic Discovery and Adventure.
New York: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, 1898. Hardcover. A children's primer in Polar explorers. Arctic explorers Frobisher, Hudson, Barentz, Behring, Search for Franklin, Polaris, et al. For the Antarctic, Captain Wilkes, Sir James Ross. Spence 325. Roy 8vo, iv, 193pp, with portraits and other illustrations, double column text. Prior owner's stamp on pastedown; lacking ffep, covers faintly marked. Publisher's decorative green cloth including Nansen, a ferocious bear, a ship and four extremely dressed children reading books. Inner hinge paper cracked but firm. Very good overall. Item #26571