Narrative and Appendix of a Second Voyage in Search of a North - West Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions Duting the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 Including the Reports of the Discovery of the North Magnetic Pole

By: Ross, Sir John and Ross, Commander James Clark

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Vol I shelf and spine wear; bumped corners, hinges tender.Collation: [8] xxxiv, 740p + 25 plates (9 with hand coloring) 5 maps, including one folding. Page xxxiii misbound with unnumbered preliminaries. Repairs to verso of folding map. With tipped in or glued signatures at front ( of clippings from envelopes or letters) including those of Ross addressed to Lord Borington; two addressed to Captain Raggett (aboard both HM Ship Defiance and HMS Albion) and Admiral Geo. Campbell. Vol II the Appendix has water tidemarks at the margins to the ffeps and frontispiece and title page; minor endpaper foxing, clean text and constitutes the reports upon peoples, vocabulary, natural history and scientific observations, surgeon's report, biography of the crew, lat & long places; and the list of subscribers. Includes 20 plates, several colored.

Title: Narrative and Appendix of a Second Voyage in Search of a North - West Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions Duting the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833 Including the Reports of the Discovery of the North Magnetic Pole

Author Name: Ross, Sir John and Ross, Commander James Clark

Categories: Arctic & Alaska,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, A. W. Webster: 1835

Binding: Original Blue Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed

Size: Large Paper Format

Seller ID: 029764