The Arctic Regions. Illustrated with Photographs Taken on an Art Expedition to Greenland with a descriptive narrative by the artist.
Bradford, William, 147 duotone illustrations. Map.(illus.)

Place Published: Boston
Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher in association with the New Bedford Whaling Museum
Date Published: 2013

Description: Oblong 4to. xxv, 170 pp.

Comments: " A landmark in the annals of American photography and polar adventure, William Bradford's book THE ARCTIC REGIONS was first published for subscribers in 1873. No more than 300 copies of the leather bound elephant folio are known to have been printed. This book has been a prized possession of major American and European Museums and libraries, and a few fortunate collectors, ever since. Now with an introduction written by the noted polar historian Russell A. Potter, THE ARCTIC REGIONS is for the first time being made available in a convenient and accessible format - and at an affordable price. As the pace of global climate change quickens and the magnificent Arctic icecap dwindles, its publication could not be more timely or important" .

Signed: n
Edition: 1 of 1000 copies. From the colophon: " This book printed and bound by Four Colour print Group in China, has been issued in an edition of 1120 copies, consisting of one thousand copies for the trade in a three -piece case; one hundred copies of a special edition bound in full cloth, contained in a cloth slipcase and including reproductions of five unpublished Dunmore and Critcherson photographs and of the original ARCTIC REGIONS prospectus; and twenty custom-bound copies of a deluxe edition in a clamshell box,accompanied by the additional photographs and prospectus, reserved for special presentation".
Jacket: N
Binding: Pictorial front board with silver lettering on the cloth spine.
Condition: Mint in a mint dj. as issued
ISBN: 978-1-56792-451-0
Type: Book

Book Id: 1007839

Price: $50.00

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