Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of The Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827
FRANKLIN, Captain John; RICHARDSON, John
Franklin explored the Arctic coast from the Mackenzie Delta west to Point Barrow, while Richardson's team explored east to the mouth of the Coppermine River. Their combined exploration added 1200 miles of coast line to the map of the Canadian Arctic. Plates are fine engravings by Edward Finden after drawings and sketches by Lieut. Kendall and Capt. Back. Scientific data listed in Appendices. TPL 1434. Lande 1182. Sabin 25628.
Publisher: John Murray
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1828
Place Published: London
Condition: ex library-fair
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xxiv, 320, clvii p. 29 cm. 31 plates. 5 maps (#5 missing). Full leather with gold trim. All edges gilt. Ex library with labels on endpapers, ink notation on rear of title page. Front board detached. Corners and edges worn, spine missing, stain on front, scuffs to leather. Tear in inner margin of title and page opposite. Ink stain on text block edge. Rough edge to one rear fold-out map.