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Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835
London: John Murray 1836, 1st Edition. () x,(1),663,8,4pp. Very good. Octavo. Bound in original blind stamped gilt lettered grey cloth. Original coated yellow endpapers, somewhat stained as normal for this title. 14 full page illustrations including frontis. Title page has some offsetting from the frontis. Large folding map at rear. Untrimmed copy with many pages unopened. The text is generally very clean. The outer edge of the plates have moderate foxing which generally does not effect the image. The two publishers catalogues at the rear are dated May, 1836. A very nice unsophisticated pisticated copy. AB 851. Account of an expedition, to aid members of the Ross Expedition, in 1832-5. Upon hearing of Ross's return to England, Back travelled down the Slave River to Great Slave Lake, up Hoarfrost River and down the Great Fish River, which bears his name, to the Arctic coast. This is the first trade edition, of which a large paper issue in quarto was also published the same year..
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