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Fine & Decorative Arts, Gardening & Landscape pre 1914, General Antiquarian, Manuscript Material, Ephemera, Design

PARRY, Captain William Edward. Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole

PARRY, Captain William Edward. Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, in boats fitted for the purpose, and attached to His Majesty’s Ship Hecla, in the Year MDCCCXXVII. 1828

Description

Illustrated by plates and charts. xxii, [2], 229, [1]p., large folding survey chart, and 6 plates and plans. Marginal tear to one text leaf, some slight foxing, but a very handsome copy bound about 20 years ago in half black calf, gilt compartments, red morocco label, marbled boards. Early ownership name of a lady at the head of the title-page.
4to. John Murray. 1828.

Price

£650.00