[PARRY FIRST VOYAGE]. PARRY, William Edward.

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific;

£2,850

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific;
performed in the years 1819-20 … with an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations [With] A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry’s Voyage … containing an account of the subjects of natural history.
London, Murray, 1821 & 1824

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The rarely found supplement makes good the omissions from Journal.

Description

First edition. 4to., [viii], xxx, [ii half-title], 310, [ii], clxxx pp., errata slip at end, 20 engraved or aquatint maps and plates; [viii], [clxxxi]- cccx pp., half-title, 6 engraved plates, contemporary diced calf gilt rebacked preserving spine, rubbed, large chart with tear repaired, offsetting from plates to title and text, light spotting etc. to plates, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Books on Ice 2.8; Hill (2004) 1311; Sabin 58860 & 58861; Staton & Tremaine 1205.

 

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