At the South Pole; or, The Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner

By: Kingston, William H. G.

Price: NZ$91.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Front free endpaper torn out. Prize inscription on page [1]: "Presented to [M?] Curran By the Publishers of 'Chums' Third Prize in Competition October 1905 With another Volume". ; 1897 printing of a title first published in 1870. Stated "NINETEENTH THOUSAND" on title page. 351, [1] pages + 16 pages advertisements. Frontispiece and full page illustrations within the pagination. Small vignette illustrations at beginning of each chapter. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Illustration of ship among icebergs on front cover. Page dimensions: 180 x 115mm. Children's adventure novel. "It is possible that this 'ancient mariner,' like others of his class, may have been given to romancing. Be that as it may, as I have met with no other work descriptive of the great southern continents, I am unable to corroborate or contradict his statements. At the same time I have no hesitation in saying that his book may safely be put into the hands of young readers, believing that it will afford them both amusement and instruction [. . .] " - from the Preface by William H. G. Kingston.

Title: At the South Pole; or, The Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner

Author Name: Kingston, William H. G.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: (1897)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 22033