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Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In dark green full-calf leather prize-binding; raised banding, gilt lettered spine label, and extensive decoration to spine, gilt vignette and decorative edging to boards. Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed and top end of spine chipped. Spine darkened and rubbed, some minor scratches/marks to boards. Prize bookplate to front endpaper “Wells Cathedral Grammar School, Prize for French Set 1, Awarded to Carter.” Some minor marks and darkening to half-title and last index page, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 548pp; 8 chromolitho plates (sepia tint), 3 maps & numerous woodcuts. From M.A. Stodart's library. With Elliot Lees's bookplate.
Title: The Polar World. A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions of the Globe. With Eight Plates, Two Maps, and Numerous Woodcuts. New Edition.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1892 New Edition:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 77360
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Antarctic / Arctic HARTWIG, DR. G.; The Polar World, A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions of the Globe, With Eight Plates, Two Maps, and Numerous Woodcuts, New Edition, Longmans, Green and Co., 1892, New Edition, chromolitho, illustrated, “Wells Cathedral Grammar School, Prize for French Set 1, Awarded to Carter.”