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LYON, Captain George Francis.

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.

Stock Code
97537
London, John Murray, 1825
£650

Lyon's official account of a search for a Northwest Passage by Hudson Bay. The narrative of the voyage as far as Wager Inlet and Repulse Bay also contains information about Southampton Island and the Eskimos of the region, with whom Lyon was on excellent terms. With a botanical appendix by Sir J. D. Hooker.

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Description

First edition. 8vo, xi, 198, [i] pp., engraved folding map, 6 engraved plates, uncut in original drab boards, rebacked with calf, new endpapers, a very good example.

Bibliography

Arctic Bibliography 10530; Hill 1055; Sabin 42851.

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