American Boys in the Arctic 1899 Harry French illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Exploration, Polar Exploration).
American Boys in the Arctics: A Trip to the Far North by a New Path, by Harry W. French.
Published 1899, Boston by the Lothrop Publishing Company.
189 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ b& w drawings, chromolitho frontis.
Publisher's cloth binding, illustrated chromo-lithographed paper cover.
Scarce interesting 19th century juvenile related to Arctic adventures.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, some loss of paper to corner of cover, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is well toned, some minor scattered staining or spotting, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W.