[PARRY SECOND VOYAGE]. PARRY, William Edward.

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

£3,750

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.

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

Description

Inscribed to Acheson Maxwell, “A. Maxwell Esq / with the Author’s kind regards”. Acheson Maxwell, was a friend of Parry’s father, and also of John Barrow, and through whom Parry obtained the commission to lead his first Arctic expedition.

Description

First edition. 4to., [viii], xxx, [ii half-title], 572pp., inscribed by Parry on the title page, 31 engraved or aquatint maps and plates, 4 folding engraved charts, contemporary calf, spine panelled in gilt and blind, double green labels, covers bordered in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers and edges, occasional offsetting of plates.

Bibliography

Hill (2004) 1312; Sabin 58864; Staton & Tremaine 1295.

 

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