Sir John Franklin and the Arctic Regions: With detailed Notices of the Expeditions in Search of the Missing Vessels
Publisher: George H Derby and Company
[xxiv]+396 pages with frontispiece and plates. Small octavo (7 3/4' x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine with blind-stamped covers. later edition. First American edition.
This title provides a gripping and detailed account of Sir John Franklin's fatal voyage to the Arctic in 1845 to search for the fabled North West Passage, compiled from letters and logs from the actual expedition.
Lacks folding map. Corners bumped and rubbed through to boards, spine ends chipped, hinges rubbed, heal edge rubbed through to boards, previous owners inscription in pencil on front end paper with dates 1853 and 1865 else a good copy.
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