69 2249 Ant arctica Kane E K
69/2249 [(Ant)arctica]. Kane, E.K. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Philadelphia, Childs & Peterson, 1856, 1st ed., 2 vols., 464; 467p., 2 steelengr. frontisp. portraits, 2 engr. title-p. w. vignettes, 3 maps (2 fold.), 18 steelengr. plates, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. unif. gilt hmor.

- First few lvs. of both vols. foxed. Spine(-end)s dam.; 2nd vol. covers worn along extremities.

= E.K. Kane (1820-1857), a doctor and natural historian, one of the most important Arctic researchers of his time. Henze III, p.11; Lauridsen I, 160; Ricks p.134; Chavanne 4924; Holland 1853-55; Arctic Bibliography 8373; Sabin 37001; Cat. NSHM p.307.

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