The United States Grinnell Expedition: In Search of Sir John Franklin


Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guard, other engraved plates some with tissue guards, text illustrations, maps (one folding), appendices; three quarters calf, marbled boards, raised band, titled in gilt on spine, minor wear to edges, very good copy. Details medical officer Elisha Kent Kane's experiences during the Grinnell funded U.S. Search for Franklin. 6 x 9 with 552 pages; Some light cover wear/soil. Light browning to pages, some foxing. Overall very clean and tight.



  • The United Stated Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin a Personal Narrative
  • Elisha Kent Kane, M.D., U.S.N.
  • Sheldon, Blakeman & Co., 1857