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    [Exploration]. Group of Five Titles. New York and elsewhere: 1835-1935. Four first editions, one author's edition.

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    [Exploration]. Group of Five Titles. New York and elsewhere: 1835-1935. Four first editions, one Author's Autograph edition limited/signed. Titles include: John Ross. Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage... London: 1835. First edition, large paper issue. Quarto. [and:] Elisha Kent Kane. Arctic Explorations. Philadelphia: 1857. First edition. Two octavo volumes. [and:] Hudson Stuck.The Ascent of Denali. New York: 1914. First edition. Octavo. [and:] Richard Byrd. Skyward. New York, London: 1928. Author's Autograph edition, limited to 500 copies of which this is number 347, and signed by author and publisher. Octavo. Two swatches of fabric from Byrd's plane affixed to the front pastedown. [and:] Richard Byrd. Discovery. New York: 1935. First edition. Octavo.

    Contemporary bindings. Boards and board edges slightly rubbed, a bit of wear on some board edges, spines lightly sunned. Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage..., Skyward, and Arctic Explorations lightly toned and foxed. A very good collection of works.



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