London: Thomas Tegg and Son, 1837. xi,,402,pp., with numerous woodcuts. 16mo. Later three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Rebacked, with original spine laid down, corners bumped, edges word. Light tanning, otherwise internally clean. About very good. English edition of a book from an American series of children's educational literature in which "Uncle Philip" discusses various topics with inquisitive young people. Through the course of fourteen different "conversations," or chapters, many elements of whaling and Arctic discovery are explored, including the expeditions of John Ross and William Parry, and the trials of the crew of the whaling ship Essex. SABIN 97726. (Inventory #: WRCAM52057)
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