LYON, Captain G. F.

A brief narrative of an unsuccessful attempt to reach Repulse Bay,

£650

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.
John Murray, London 1825

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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.

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

Hill 1055; Sabin 42851.

 

Stock ID: 97537