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Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827, including an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward by John Richardson.
John Murray, London - Quarto (28 cm); xxiv, [xxi]-xxiv, 320, clvii, [2] pages, 30 (of 31) engraved plates with tissue guards (LACKS PLATE #1), six folding engraved maps, one of them hand-colored, and extra engraved portrait of Franklin mounted in place of frontispiece facing title page. Bound in mid-20th-century half morocco over marbled boards in period style with leather title label on spine. Scratches on boards; scattered light to moderate foxing. Title page abraded in two spots with some loss of text. Condition noted, yet a sound and attractive volume. References: Arctic Bib. 5198; Sabin 26228; Lande 1182. Account of John Franklin's second attempt at the Northwest Passage, illustrated with dramatic engraved plates. A steel-engraved portrait of the explorer has been mounted in place of the missing frontispiece in this copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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