1835 1ed William Parry North Pole Voyages Eskimos Navigation Arctic Exploration

PARRY, William Edward

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A rare, 1835 edition of William Parry’s personal account from his voyages to the Northwest Passage. He was one of the first explorers to reach the North Pole, setting the record for the furthest north any human had reached! Parry recounts his interactions with Eskimos, navigations through fog and ice, viewing meteorological phenomena including the Aurora Borealis, and discovering new birds and plants.

 

The Arctic Bibliography says of this work:

“Abstracts from the author’s journals of his three voyages to the Canadian arctic waters; of his attempt to reach the North Pole and his account of the Eskimos.”

 

This rare, early edition of Parry’s ‘Voyages’ was printed in four volumes, each with fine full-page illustrations depicting the adventures of the ships Fury and Hecla.

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1835 1ed William Parry North Pole Voyages Eskimos Navigation Arctic Exploration

 

A rare, 1835 edition of William Parry’s personal account from his voyages to the Northwest Passage. He was one of the first explorers to reach the North Pole, setting the record for the furthest north any human had reached! Parry recounts his interactions with Eskimos, navigations through fog and ice, viewing meteorological phenomena including the Aurora Borealis, and discovering new birds and plants.

 

The Arctic Bibliography says of this work:

“Abstracts from the author’s journals of his three voyages to the Canadian arctic waters; of his attempt to reach the North Pole and his account of the Eskimos.”

 

This rare, early edition of Parry’s ‘Voyages’ was printed in four volumes, each with fine full-page illustrations depicting the adventures of the ships Fury and Hecla.

 

Item number: #6561

Price: $1500

PARRY, William Edward

Three voyages for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific and narrative of an attempt to reach the North Pole…four volumes, with plates

London : John Murray, 1835. 1st edition in set form

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages: 4 volumes

o   Parry 1: [xiv], 311

o   Parry 2: [viii], 331

o   Parry 3: [viii], 287

o   Parry 4: [vii], 256

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~5.5in X 3.5in (14.5cm x 9cm)

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6561

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PARRY, William Edward

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete