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The Private Journal of Captain G.F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry.
John Murray, London. 1824 - First edition. Octavo. pp xii, 468. Seven engraved plates, folding map. Original paper boards recently (and sympathetically) rebacked with calf, gilt rules and with new corners, also in calf. New endpapers, lacking the half-title. An account of Parry's Second Expedition in search of the North-West Passage, containing excellent material on the Eskimaux of Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula. The plates, after drawings by the author, are particularly fine.Boards just a little rubbed at edges. Occasional light spotting. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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