London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875. [Arctic Adventure] FIFTH ENGLISH EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xvi; 334 . With 100 engraved plates including a frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth with black and gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper. All edges gilt. Plain bookplate of Judah Levy to front pastedown. Some minor damp stains to lower edge. Only very light rubbing to cloth. Very good. A consortium of Hudson Bay Company traders set up camp at a remote location in northern Canada, hoping to observe an eclipse and establish a new trading post. All this is forgotten when an earthquake cuts them off from the mainland and pushes them out into the ocean towards Alaska on an iceburg. First published in 1873 and translated into English the same year. Item #57147
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