A Supplement to the Appendix of Captain Parry's Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage, in 1819-20.
Containing an Account of the Subjects of Natural History [BOUND WITH] The North Georgia Gazette and winter Chronicle [WITH] 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.
London, John Murray, 1824 & 1821.
The first work makes good the omissions from Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage. The second was written by way of entertainment by members of Parry's expedition for 'relieving the tedium of an Arctic Winter' (preface), and was not originally intended for publication.
First editions, 2 vols, with two works bound in vol.I; 4to, [viii], [clxxxi]-cccx pp., both works inscribed by Parry, half-title, 6 engraved plates; xii, 132pp., both works complete with half-titles, vol.II: [viii], xxx, [ii](half-title), 572pp., inscribed by Parry on the title page, 31 engraved or aquatint maps and plates, 4 folding engraved charts, occasional offsetting of plates; both volumes bound uniformly in contemporary calf, spine panelled in gilt and blind, double green labels, covers bordered in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers and edges.
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