Lot 193: John Muir Cruise of the Corwin First Trade Edition

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Lot 193: Author: Muir, John; Title: The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; Date Published: 1917; Description: Edited by William Frederic Badè. Illustrated with plates from photographs and from sketches by Muir. (8vo) original cream green cloth lettered in white, color pictorial cover label, top edge gilt. First Trade Edition.Compilation of 21 letters Muir sent to the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin describing his adventures as the geology and botany specialist aboard the steamer "Thomas Corwin." Kimes 348; BAL 14775. Condition: Minor wear, bookplate on front free endpaper; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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