Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, Under the Orders of. Captain William Edward PARRY.

Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, Under the Orders of...

London: John Murray, 1824. First edition. 4to. (viii), xxx, (ii), 571, (1) pp. Contemporary full russia, spine with raised bands gilt lettered to one panel, blindstamped decoration with a central gilt boss to the others, blindstamped and gilt decorated borders to the boards, endpapers and all edges marbled, armorial bookplate to the front pastedown featuring a falcon and the handwritten name "Malt [or Matt] Bell". Frontispiece, 25 plates and 5 maps plus 4 folding maps and 4 folding views of coastline at the end. Repairs to the joints and head of the spine with some general darkening to the leather, wear with loss to the surface of the lower corner of the upper board plus a little to the lower board, else very good. Item #31604

Price: £800.00

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