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HALL, Charles W., Captain. Adrift in the Ice-Fields. Illustrated. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1877. Pp 326, including frontis. +  pp of plates. Illustrated with numerous drawings to text. 8vo, green cloth with silver decorative scenes to spine and boards. This is a novel written for a younger audience about four hunters who are caught on an ice flow and are carried into the vast ice-packs that fill the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. "Their perils, theshifts to which they are driven to procure shelter, food, fire, medicine, and other necessaries, together with their devious drift and final rescue by a sealer, are used to give interest to what is believed to be a reliable description of the ice-fields of the Gulf, the habits of the seal and the life on board of a sealing steamer." -from the text. Cocked, boards worn, bumped and frayed to edges, front inner hinge cracked, first  pages + tissue guard detached but present, title page detaching midway to lower spine, binding loose and cracking at signatures, foxing and occasional food splashes [?] to text, previous names, ow vg. As Is. 30.00
Title: Adrift in the Ice-Fields. pictorial green cloth.
Publisher: Lee and Shepard, 1877,:
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