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[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;

performed in the years 1821-22-23.

Stock Code
97539
London, John Murray, 1824
£650

A detailed account of the voyage and explorations along the coasts of north-eastern Melville Peninsula, southern Cockburn Land (part of Baffin Island) and adjacent islands. Information on wintering over, Eskimos, etc.

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Description

First edition. 4to., [viii], xxx, [ii half-title], 572 pp., 31 engraved or aquatint maps and plates, 4 folding engraved charts, contemporary half calf, rebacked, green labels (1 renewed) occasional light foxing, some wrinkling from damp but no staining.

Bibliography

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

Stock ID:97539

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