NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE AND OF A RESIDENCE IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS DURING THE YEARS 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. Including the Reports of Commander, now Captain, James Clark Ross, and The Discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole. Sir John ROSS.

NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE AND OF A RESIDENCE IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS DURING THE YEARS 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. Including the Reports of Commander, now Captain, James Clark Ross, and The Discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole

London: A. W. Webster, 1835. First Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (10" x 12-1/2") in the original blue cloth, neatly rebacked retaining the original gilt-lettered and decorated spine, endpapers renewed; [viii], xxxiii, [i], 740 pages. Illustrated with a portrait, 9 hand-colored plates, and 21 views, charts, and maps, including the large folding hand-colored chart at the rear. Complete with the dedication, advertisement, and errata pages. Two issues of the NARRATIVE were published, a standard issue containing 3 color plates and a "royal" issue, printed on larger paper and with 6 additional hand-colored plates, as here. Abbey Travel 636; Arctic Bibliography 14866; Lande 1426; Sabin 73381. The appendix volume is not present. Generally quite clean, foxing to a few pages and some offsetting of the illustrations to the text. Cloth a bit soiled and faded but solid. Very Good or better. Item #020269

Price: $600.00

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