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Heading: (Arctic Adventure Stories)
Title: Seven mid-19th century tales of adventure in the arctic for young people
Place Published: Various places
Date Published: Various dates

Seven illustrated octavo volumes, each in the original cloth binding, pictorially gilt spines and or covers. First or early editions.

An attractive shelf of these mid-19th century adventure stories in decorative bindings, includes titles by R.M. Ballantyne, Anne Bowman, and others. Bookplates of Arctic collector William B. Hoyt.


  • Ballantyne, R.M. Young Fur Traders, or Snow Flakes and Sunbeams from the Far North. No place: c.1856.

  • Bowman, Anne. The Young Exiles; or, The Wild Tribes of the North. London: Routledge, 1858.

  • C., S.T. The Little Fox: or, The Story of Captain Sir F.L. M'Clintock's Arctic Expedition. Lacking free endpapers. New York: M.W. Dodd, 1867.

  • Kingston, William H.G. Peter the Waler; His Early Life, and Adventures in the Arctic Regions. London: Grant and Griffith, 1851.

  • Routledge's Every Boy's Annual. Includes tales by R.M. Ballantyne and others. London: Routledge, 1866.

  • St. John, Percy B. The Arctic Crusoe, A Tale of the Polar Sea. Boston: Lea and Shepard, 1866.

  • Stephens, C.A. Left on Labrador; Or, the Cruise of the Schooner-Yacht Curlew. Boston: Osgood, (1872).


All with some light wear, foxing, etc.; very good overall.

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Mid 19th century arctic tales for the young

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