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The Realm of the Ice King

£22.99

Product description

Subtitled as: "A Narrative of Arctic Exploration From the Earliest Times to the Year 1883". The book has bright blue cloth covered boards and spine. The book title is in black text above an ice scene drawn in black on the front cover. The spine has the book title written in gilt characters with some more of the ice scene and the publisher's abbreviation (RTS - The Religious Tract Society) with the latter two features written in black. The rear cover has a black ornamental device written in black. The darkness of the blue cloth combined with the black lettering and drawing makes the latter difficult to determine. The endpapers are well-glued to the boards but they are not well-stitched to the spine. The endpapers are of pale yellow paper with yellow ochre foliage patterns imprinted. It appears that the front free endpaper is missing. The front fixed endpaper has a pasted prize award from the Wandsworth Auxiliary Sunday School Union, dated May 1894. The book has heavy bumping to corners and edges and there is considerable shelf wear including a split down the spine/front cover edge. The pages are well cut with gilt edges. The pages are all discoloured and show signs of foxing in many places. This includes the endpapers. Some of the pages have bent over corners. The book has many engraved illustrations throughout. The one at the frontispiece has a tissue covering that has heavy foxing. There appears to have been a map pasted into the book at page 14. However, this has been ripped out. The title page of the book does not actually indicate the author's name, other than to say that the book is by the author of "Saved From the Wreck". Further research has found that this author is Thomas Frost.

Item details

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Thomas Frost (assumed)
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
189 x 141 x 33 mm (approx)
Edition:
First (1883, assumed)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
The Religious Tract Society
Title:
The Realm of the Ice King

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Subtitled as: "A Narrative of Arctic Exploration From the Earliest Times to the Year 1883". The book has bright blue cloth covered boards and spine. The book title is in black text above an ice scene drawn in black on the front cover. The spine has the book title written in gilt characters with some more of the ice scene and the publisher's abbreviation (RTS - The Religious Tract Society) with the latter two features written in black. The rear cover has a black ornamental device written in black. The darkness of the blue cloth combined with the black lettering and drawing makes the latter difficult to determine. The endpapers are well-glued to the boards but they are not well-stitched to the spine. The endpapers are of pale yellow paper with yellow ochre foliage patterns imprinted. It appears that the front free endpaper is missing. The front fixed endpaper has a pasted prize award from the Wandsworth Auxiliary Sunday School Union, dated May 1894. The book has heavy bumping to corners and edges and there is considerable shelf wear including a split down the spine/front cover edge. The pages are well cut with gilt edges. The pages are all discoloured and show signs of foxing in many places. This includes the endpapers. Some of the pages have bent over corners. The book has many engraved illustrations throughout. The one at the frontispiece has a tissue covering that has heavy foxing. There appears to have been a map pasted into the book at page 14. However, this has been ripped out. The title page of the book does not actually indicate the author's name, other than to say that the book is by the author of "Saved From the Wreck". Further research has found that this author is Thomas Frost.

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Thomas Frost (assumed)
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
189 x 141 x 33 mm (approx)
Edition:
First (1883, assumed)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
The Religious Tract Society
Title:
The Realm of the Ice King

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