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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper. [with] Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage. Performed in the years 1821-22-23, in his Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of.
London: John Murray 1821 - First editions. Two volumes. 4to. (viii), xxx, (ii), 310, (ii), clxxix, (3); (viii), xxx, (ii), 571, (1) pp. Uniformly bound in contemporary full diced calf with subtly different gilt tooling to the spines and edges of the boards, marbled endpapers. The first voyage with 5 folding maps including the frontispiece, 1 full page map and 16 full page plates; the second voyage with a frontispiece, 25 plates and 5 maps plus 4 folding maps and 4 folding views of coastline at the end. Both volumes sometime expertly rebacked preserving the original spines, some minor rubbing, an attractive set.
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