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VOYAGE OF THE PRINCE ALBERT IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN: A Narrative of Every-Day Life in the Arctic Seas.
Longman Brown Green and Longmans, London 1851 - A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing in modern half calf and marbled boards, early morocco spine label laid down, all edges marbled, new endpapers. Complete with foldout map in rear and 4 Chromolithographic Plates (including additional title). The frontispiece and additional title have marginal dampstain, foxing. Minimal foxing elsewhere. The other two plates have tissue guards and are clean. 8vo. xvi, 416 pp. Abbey Travel 638. Hill 1598. Sabin 85560. Journal of an expedition, June-September 1850, under Captain C. C. Forsyth, sponsored by Lady Franklin, which the author accompanied, acting as the ship's doctor. Described in detail the voyage around Baffin bay, through Lancaster Sound, Barrow Strait, entering into Wellington Channel, Prince Regent Inlet, landing at Cape Riley, etc; comments on encounters with other Franklin search ships in the area, descriptions of ice conditions, navigation, etc. Arctic Bibliography 16362; Abbey Travel 638; Hill 1598; Sabin 85560. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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