Campe, Joachim Heinrich (1746-1818) translated from
POLAR SCENES, exhibited in the Voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the Northern Regions, and in the Adventures of four Russian Sailors at the Island of Spitzbergen. Translated from the nGerman of M. Campe. Fourth Edition.
John Harris 4th edition
Copperplate illustrations (326 on 16 plates) lacks frontis (Polar Scenes 1 & 2) supplied in facsimile.
165x100mm red roan spined pictorial boards (paper very worn and some lacking to fore-edge) 138pp + pp catalogue (Osborn 179). Inscriptions on pastedown Elizabeth Veasey 1831, and (in pencil) From Miss Rosemary Veasey 1943. Marks of damp to edges of covers and many pages (several neatly repaired) scarcely anywhere affecting print of plates or text.
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