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The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Atctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions.
John Murray, London: Albemarle Street 1859 - Fair, 1859, 1st ed, The voyage of the "FOX" in the Arctic Seas. With Maps and Illustrations. In blue cloth with blind tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn, remains of Mudie's Library paper label to head of front cover, gilt image of boat to center. Spine has title in gilt, edges bumped and worn, a little grubby and worn, slightly cocked. Internally, frontis (with guard), [7], (viii-xxvii), [1], [1], 2-(xxvii), [1], 403 pp, 18 pl (of 19 lacks the map of the Arctic regions, 1 folding with 2 scenes), [3] adverts, library stamp to fep (Penbedw Library), small water stain to edge of lower margin of titlepage, this has carried over to the margins of the Bellot Strait plate which has torn a little at margin with a tiny loss, plates include illustrations, maps and charts. Better than it sounds. (Folio, 140*220 mm). Sir Francis Leopold McClintock (1819-1907) was a British admiral and Arctic explorer. He mapped a great deal of hitherto-uncharted territory and made a number of geographical discoveries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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