1859 1ed McLintock Voyage in Arctic Seas Narrative John Franklin Expedition MAPS

M’CLINTOCK, Francis Leopold

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Sir John Franklin was a 19th-century British Royal Navy officer most-remembered for his explorations of the Arctic. His final voyage in search of the Northwest Passage in 1845,  became an important journey in describing the arctic regions of the world even though it ended in mysterious disappearance. Reports on the excursion were published by a number of authors including that of Francis M’Clintock.

 

 In 1857, at the request of Franklin’s wife, Captain M’Clintock set out on a voyage to discover the reasons for Franklin’s disaster. ‘The Voyage of the Fox’ provides an account of M’Clintock’s voyage in search for Franklin and crew, filled with incredible illustrations of encounters and discoveries.

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1859 1ed McLintock Voyage in Arctic Seas Narrative John Franklin Expedition MAPS

 

Sir John Franklin was a 19th-century British Royal Navy officer most-remembered for his explorations of the Arctic. His final voyage in search of the Northwest Passage in 1845,  became an important journey in describing the arctic regions of the world even though it ended in mysterious disappearance. Reports on the excursion were published by a number of authors including that of Francis M’Clintock.

 

 In 1857, at the request of Franklin’s wife, Captain M’Clintock set out on a voyage to discover the reasons for Franklin’s disaster. ‘The Voyage of the Fox’ provides an account of M’Clintock’s voyage in search for Franklin and crew, filled with incredible illustrations of encounters and discoveries.

 

Item number: #5749

Price: $750

M’CLINTOCK, Francis Leopold

The Voyage of the ‘Fox’ in the Arctic Seas; A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions

London : John Murray, 1859. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [xxvii], 403, [2]

o   Illustrated with wood engravings and folding maps

o   Folding map in back binding pocket

  • References: Sabin 43043
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)
  • Auction records and price comparisons at $1,300

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5749

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

M’CLINTOCK, Francis Leopold

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete