New York, 1861. xiv,,336,pp. plus six tinted lithographic plates. Original cloth, spine stamped in red. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine slightly sunned, small nick in spine. Very good. Noble accompanied painter Frederick Church on a cruise in the summer of 1859 to the Arctic to paint icebergs. Church's grand canvases of the austere and desolate beauty of the northern oceans have become some of the most famous images of 19th-century American art. The lithographic plates are after Church. SABIN 55580. TPL 3926. SMITH N18. ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY 12352. (Inventory #: WRCAM50804)
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