New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. Large 8vo. , vi-xxv, , 2-428, ; , iv-xii, , 2-444 pp. Bound in navy cloth with silver lettering on the front boards and the spine panels, and red and gold decorations on the front boards and the spines. Each volume illustrated by a frontispiece, with nearly one-hundred illustrations made from photographs taken by the party in total, and with the official maps and charts including the large folding map in the rear pocket of volume two. Illustrations are steel-engraved. Arctic Bibliography 6118. Very Good. Item #00007251
A Very Good set with cracking to the hinges of both volumes (more pronounced in volume one, but both volumes are holding strong), and a large tear to the free front endpaper of volume one repaired with archival tape, both volumes exceptionally clean and bright.