11th July 2016
ARCTIC. - Ejnar MIKKELSEN. Lost in the Arctic, Being the Story of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909-1912. London: William Heinemann, 1913. First edition, 8vo (245 x 170mm.) Portrait frontispiece, numerous uncoloured plates, 1 folding map at rear. (Light browning, occasional minor spotting or soiling.) Original cloth blocked in silver (extremities lightly bumped and scuffed, some minor soiling and damp staining). Provenance: The Royal Cruising Club (bookplate to front pastedown). - And forty-eight other volumes relating to the Arctic (including: Gösta H. LILJEQUIST. 'High Latitudes, a History of Swedish Polar Travels and Research'. Stockholm: 1993). Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (49).
Hammer price: £60
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