KANE, Elisha Kent. The Far North: Explorations in the Arctic Regions.

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KANE, Elisha Kent. The Far North: Explorations in the Arctic Regions. Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo, [c. 1890].

Small 8vo. In a very attractive contemporary school-prize binding of tan calf, spine with raised bands, ornamented in gilt, green morocco lettering-piece, boards with double-fillets in gilt, Grange School, Ewell (Surrey) motto in gilt on front cover, marbled endpapers; pp. [5]-228, wood-engraved plates; a near-fine copy.
An epitome of the American exlorer's 1856 Arctic Explorations, the narrative of the second Grinnell Expedition on the Advance, under the command of Kane, to search for Franklin, and also to make scientific observations in the region north of Smith Sound, and of the winter on the north-west coast of Greenland.

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