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Aku-Aku: The Secret of Easter Island

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, International Collectors Library: 1958

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27157

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green leatherette, spine in six compartments separated by gilt decoration, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders and tooling on cover, maps on endpapers, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with numerous color photographs, drawings, and maps.. This volume is in excellent condition, with very slight shelf-wear, gilt on spine mildly faded, else as new; unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs, maps, and drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 302 pp View more info

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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, ‘55

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19930

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt Lakeside Press medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with two fold-out maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color. As ship's surgeon Kane had accompanied the first American expedition to search for missing British explorer Sir John Franklin in 1850. "Kane quickly impressed British explorers with his intelligence and traveling experience. In August 1850 the fleet located Franklin's first winter base on Beechey Island, along with the graves of three of Franklin's men. Further searches by the Advance failed to locate ... View more info