A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North West Passage.

ROSS Sir John Capt. R.N. (1819.)

£5000.00  [First Edition]

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 First edition. 32 engraved plates, tables & charts, including 23 aquatint plates, of which 15 are hand-coloured (4 of these folding). 4to. Contemporary calf, rebacked with the original panelled calf spine with a green morocco label, new endpapers. Scattered foxing throughout. xxxix, 252, cxlivpp. London, John Murray,

A good copy of this classic. Ownership inscription on the titlepage of of Hans Sloane, presumably the Isle of Wight and Southampton MP (1739-1827). Sabin, 73376; Abbey, 634.

Stock Code: 225183

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