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1 CAMPBELL, George, Lord Log Letters from "The Challenger". presentation copy.
Macmillan, 1876, 
CAMPBELL, George, Lord. Log Letters from "The Challenger". L: Macmillan, 1876. Pp 448. Folding map frontis. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. Campbell, the youngest son of the eighth Duke of Argyle, was a Sub-Lieutenant on the Challenger during her famous four-year circumnavigation. As he was not a scientist his letters tend to be anecdotal, offering a refreshing perspective on this epochal oceanographic cruise. With a contemporary note on mourning stationary presenting the book to a Captain Aitkin in 1879. Front board and spine detached, heavy worm damage to inner edge of front board, ffep, and initial leaves, rear inner hinge starting, cloth soiled and heavily rubbed, else g. As is. 125.00

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