THE WORLD OF ICE; or, Adventures in the Polar Regions.…

THE WORLD OF ICE; or, Adventures in the Polar Regions. By Robert Michael Ballantyne. With Illustrations.

London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1860. [iv], 315 pages. Engraved frontispiece and two other full-page plates. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. Octavo. First edition. Front free endpaper stamped: ‘Mr Pennington Harford House School West Hackney.’ Inscribed beneath the stamp: ‘Master Palmer first class Arithmetic Prize Christmas 1860.’ Some slight discolouration to frontispiece; else a very good copy. Quayle [21a] states page 316 is an advert leaf, but in this copy page 316 is blank. He also cites four plates, though this copy has three as do others held in major collections. This title is scarce in first edition form.

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