The World of Ice, or, The Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin' and the Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions (R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys)

By: Ballantyne, Robert Michael

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Reissue. Bookplate awarding the book as a first prize to a student in Latin at Ayr Grammar School, spine leans forward slightly. 1893 Hard Cover. viii, 327 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, floral decorated endpapers, chromolithographic frontispiece & title page precede printed title. An arctic adventure designed for younger readers, originally released in 1860, at a time when polar exploration was a hot topic due to the expeditions of men such as John Ross, William Edward Parry, and John Franklin.

Title: The World of Ice, or, The Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin' and the Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions (R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys)

Author: Ballantyne, Robert Michael

Categories: Trade & Signed Bindings, Vintage,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2139063

Keywords: ADVENTURE ARCTIC POLAR REGIONS NORTH POLE SOUTH WHALING CRUISE DOLPHIN ICE ANTARCTIC ANTARCTICA,