The Giant Of The North: Pokings Round The Pole -r. M. Ballantyne Rare Antique For SaleOriginal copy of The Giant of the North or Poking Around the North Pole by R.M. Ballantyne preface is dated 1881. The hardcover has areas on the outer edges where the color has worn, but the pages are in good shape (see photos) and not damaged. B/W illustrations Book Description: Thomas Nelson & Sons no date [but c.1882], New York, 1882. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition Thus. First US edition Green decorated/pictorial [floral design, dangling leaves/fronds] cloth with gold gilt [spine] and black lettering, 432 pages plus 8 pages of undated ads at the rear, with several illustrations including one map. Adventure novel that reportedly has some lost race elements. Reginald 00776. Pages tanning [This US edition seems even less common than the UK first)thanks for looking!
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