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Ross, John: A Voyage of Discovery (1819)

900,00

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    Sir John Ross (1777-1856)

     

    A Voyage of Discovery made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty’s Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of Exploring Baffin’s Bay, and Enquiring into the Possibility of a North-West Passage

     

    London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. Second edition in two volumes. 8vo. Vol1: lxix, 265 pp. Vol. 2.: (4), 258 pp. + 2 folded engraved plates – one of Davies Strait and Baffin’s Bay, the other depicts geological instruments.

     

    Hardcover. New half-leather binding with marbled boards. 5 raised bands, gilt decorations and red name labels on the spine. Good condition. Old stamp on the title page of both volumes. Occasional foxing. Otherwise internally clean and tight copy.

     

    Tex in English.

    Additional information
    Publisher:
    Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown
    YEAR OF PUBLICATION:
    1819, 2nd edition
    PLACE OF PUBLICATION:
    London
    Pages:
    lxix, 265 pp. ; (4), 258 pp. + 2 fold-outs
    Illustrations:
    2 folded engraved plates
    Binding:
    half leather binding
    Condition:
    3, good condition