Great Frozen Sea by Captain Albert Hastings Markham, 1880
Very Rare 5th PRINTING OF FIRST EDITION. A Personal Narrative of the ALERT during the Arctic exploration of 1875-6. Led the sledge to HIGHEST LATITUDE EVER which lasted for 20 years.
Published by C.Kegan Paul & Co., London, 1880 Fifth Edition, Illustrated. SCARCE.
Used blue cloth Hardbound with Gold Lettering and decoration, 384pp+32pp Kegan ads at end.
Condition: Good with some bumping of corners and spine. Owners initials written top of book and frontise full name and a 2nd owner's stamp on same page and a photo of polar bears ( see last photo).
Also consistent with books this old, some foxing on figures and a few pages.