London: Hakluyt Society, 1851. 1st Edition. Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Item #012880
1st edition. 2 volume set, complete. ASSOCIATION copy. A Very Good set. 8vo., clxii, 116; iv, 266 pp., illustrated with 2 frontispieces, 1 plan, and a folding map; errata slip tipped in. Bound in turn of the century, light blue cloth, with gilt spine titles. 2 book plates in each volume: one of Adolphus Washington Greely, the second of the National Geographic Society, declaring this set on loan from Greely, dated 1906 (Greely was an Arctic Explorer, commander of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, and at the time of this loan to the NGS, headed to San Francisco to assume military command of the disaster area caused by the San Francisco Earthquake.). Gluie residue on the rear end paper of Vol. 1; textblock edges trimmed; other minor repairs bu the binder. Very Good *** Hakluyt Society, First Series: No. 10 and No.12 ***.