A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt to reach Repulse Bay, through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome," in His Majesty's Ship Griper, in the Year MDCCCXXIV.
LYON, Captain G. F.
Lyon's official report of his important expedition, most of which concerns his relations with the Inuit, with whom he was on excellent terms. Also a narrative of his voyage, a description of Southampton Island and its natives, notes on tides in Roes Welcome Sound and on compass variation. Arctic bibliography 10530. TPL 1324. Field 962. Sabin 42851. Decker 22:265. Hill 1055.
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1825
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xvi, 198 p. 22 cm. Fold-out map at front. 7 engraved plates. Half leather with green marbled boards. Rebacked with original spine laid on. Corners darkened. Nautical bookplate on front pastedown along with plate for Louisa Dorothea Hopetoun. Foxing to first pages and map. Some offsetting from plates.