Auction 97, Lot 587

"Arctic Bibliography, Volumes 1-6", U.S. Government

Subject: Geography

Period: 1953-56 (published)



6 x 9.2 inches
15.2 x 23.4 cm

Prepared for The Department of Defense under the direction of The Arctic Institute of North America. The indispensable bibliography for the literature of Arctic exploration, discovery, and more. Early exploration is exhaustively covered in the important first three volumes. Hardbound in publisher's blue cloth.


Condition: A

Covers generally very good, front hinge reinforced with tape in volume 1, front hinge starting in volumes 2 & 4, still good, tight volumes; volume 1 & 2 only are ex lib., remnants of library label on spine. Overall a very good, tight, clean set.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/5/2001