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).