GILLIES (ROBERT PIERCE) Tales of a Voyager to the Arctic Ocean, 3 vol., 1826
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GILLIES (ROBERT PIERCE) Tales of a Voyager to the Arctic Ocean, 3 vol., 1826
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[GILLIES (ROBERT PIERCE)]
Tales of a Voyager to the Arctic Ocean, 3 vol., first edition, contemporary calf gilt, volume 2 with spine chipped and lower cover detached, 12mo, Henry Colburn, 1826

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  • FIRST EDITION OF A SCARCE AND EARLY EXAMPLE OF AN ARCTIC NOVEL. Robert Pierce Gillies was a friend of Scott, and better-known as a poet and translator. This tale was sufficiently successful to warrant two further editions and a sequel.
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