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First Voyage of John Franklin 1823

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Author: Franklin, John
Title: Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22...With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History
Place Published: London
Publisher:John Murray
Date Published: 1823
Description:

xvi, 768 pp. 30 engraved plates, one bound as frontispiece, 11 hand-colored plus 4 engraved folding maps. (4to) 26.6x20.5 cm (10½x8"), rebacked period quarter morocco with marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Narrative of Franklin's important expedition of exploration into the North American Arctic, with detailed descriptions of the geography of the region as well as its native inhabitants and wildlife. The Arctic Bibliography notes that "the author traveled by Hudson Bay, Cumberland House to Fort Chipewyan... explored the upper Coppermine River, wintered at Fort Enterprise (between Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes) descended the Coppermine, and explored by canoe the coast of Coronation Gulf eastward over five hundred miles into Dease Strait to Cape Turnagain. The party returned over the Barren Grounds to Fort Enterprise," with detailed descriptions of travel conditions, the various tribes of Indians, the Copper Eskimos, etc. Bookplate of John Craven on front pastedown.

References: Arctic Bibliography 5194; Graff 1406; Wagner-Camp 23:1; Sabin 25624.

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Some wear to covers; repairs to tender hinges; maps creased, two repaired tears; very good.
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First Voyage of John Franklin 1823

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Lot 0341 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Franklin, John
Title: Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22...With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History
Place Published: London
Publisher:John Murray
Date Published: 1823
Description:

xvi, 768 pp. 30 engraved plates, one bound as frontispiece, 11 hand-colored plus 4 engraved folding maps. (4to) 26.6x20.5 cm (10½x8"), rebacked period quarter morocco with marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Narrative of Franklin's important expedition of exploration into the North American Arctic, with detailed descriptions of the geography of the region as well as its native inhabitants and wildlife. The Arctic Bibliography notes that "the author traveled by Hudson Bay, Cumberland House to Fort Chipewyan... explored the upper Coppermine River, wintered at Fort Enterprise (between Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes) descended the Coppermine, and explored by canoe the coast of Coronation Gulf eastward over five hundred miles into Dease Strait to Cape Turnagain. The party returned over the Barren Grounds to Fort Enterprise," with detailed descriptions of travel conditions, the various tribes of Indians, the Copper Eskimos, etc. Bookplate of John Craven on front pastedown.

References: Arctic Bibliography 5194; Graff 1406; Wagner-Camp 23:1; Sabin 25624.

Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply.
Condition
...
Some wear to covers; repairs to tender hinges; maps creased, two repaired tears; very good.

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