THE CRUISE OF THE SNOWBIRD: A STORY OF ARCTIC ADVENTURE. New York: A. C. Armstrong & Son, 1884. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv-vi [vii-viii] [1-3] 4-366 [367-368: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, eight inserted illustrations, full-page "plan of the 'Snowbird'" in the text, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, gold and silver, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow endpapers. First U.S. edition. First published in England in 1882. Boys' adventure novel of an Arctic voyage in search of an open polar sea. Does not appear to include fantastic episodes. Sequel was WILD ADVENTURES ROUND THE POLE, OR THE CRUISE OF THE 'SNOWBIRD' CREW IN THE 'ARRANDOON'... (1883). Reginald 13524. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a clean, tight, very good copy. (#95759).
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