BULL (HENRIK J.) The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions, FIRST EDITION, Edward Arnold, 1896
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BULL (HENRIK J.) The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions, FIRST EDITION, Edward Arnold, 1896
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Lot Details
BULL (HENRIK J.)
The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions, FIRST EDITION, presentation inscription from the author's cousin J.C. Bull to C.J. Holm (25/8/97) on half-title, frontispiece by W.L. Wyllie, 11 plates (some after W.G. Burn Murdoch), 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at end, publisher's pictorial cloth gilt, head of spine very slightly rubbed but GOOD, BRIGHT COPY [Conrad, p.81; Renard 219; Rosove 55.A1.b; Spence 210; Taurus 14; OCLC 13627924] 8vo (230 x 155mm.), Edward Arnold, 1896

Footnotes

  • A fine copy of a narrative of a Norwegian expedition to study whaling, 1893-95. This copy is a presentation copy inscribed by the author's cousin J.C. Bull who is acknowledged in the preface for his "valuable assistance... [and] in whose family circle most of this book has taken shape. Without the assistance of his English wife... as a consulting oracle and dictionary... the task would have been beyond us".

    Provenance: C.J. Holm (with gift inscription from J.C. Bull); Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Julien Renard (of Gaston Renard).
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