WILD ADVENTURES ROUND THE POLE, OR THE CRUISE OF THE 'SNOWBIRD' CREW IN THE 'ARRANDOON'. Gordon Stables, William.

WILD ADVENTURES ROUND THE POLE, OR THE CRUISE OF THE 'SNOWBIRD' CREW IN THE 'ARRANDOON'. New York: A. C. Armstrong & Son, 1885. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv-viii 1-333 [334-336: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], fly leaves at front and rear, eight inserted illustrations, original pictorial sea green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, gold and silver, rear panel stamped in blind, all edges stained brown, yellow endpapers. First U.S. edition. First published in England in 1883. Boys' adventure novel of Arctic travel by ship and balloon. Sequel to THE CRUISE OF THE SNOWBIRD... (1882). Does not appear to include fantastic episodes. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 118. Bleiler (1978), p. 184. Reginald 13529. A bright, near fine copy. This book, with text printed on poor quality wood pulp paper, is rarely found in decent condition. This a lovely copy and is quite scarce thus. (#95762).

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