Item #42290 Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty. GREAT BRITAIN. . Admiralty, Arctic Blue Papers.
Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty.
Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty.
Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty.
Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty.

Papers Relative to the Recent Arctic Expeditions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Crews of H.M.S. "EREBUS" and "TERROR'. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty.

London. Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode. 1854. folio. 33.cm, the first edition, [i],225p., with 5 folding maps and charts (3 in the rear - 2 large folding, 1 in colour), many wood-engraved half and text illustrations (views, landfalls, technical), in attractive restoration style half navy blue calf, gilt ruled and decorated raised bands, blind ruled panel borders, black crushed morocco label, gilt titles, light blue laid paper over hard boards, a fine clean copy attractive bound, rare. (cgc). Item #42290

We have had this once previously in the Plimer Cat, No 218, in 2013- in the original printed wraps. "Chart shewing the North West Passage. Discovered by Capt. R. Le McClure, H.M. Ship Investigator, also The Coast Explorer in Search of Sir J. Franklin by Sir Ja. Ross,... by E.A. Inglefield, Commander, H.M.S. Phoenix, Hydrographic O ce. 14th Oct, 1853". 51x 98.5cm, (20"x 38.5"). Is the first public map on the North-West Passage. McClure's privately printed mono-graph on the North-West Passage con-tained a small map but this is the first time a large scale map appear-ed on the Pass-age which was available publicly. A.B. 45241. T.P.L. 3441. Sabin 25633. - The reports include those of Belcher"s expedition during 1852-1853 of the eastern division out of Northumberland Sound, the western division under Kellett at Dealy Island, and those of Pullen and the North Star at Beechy Island (the latter including M'Cormick's boat expedition up Wellington Channel). Also included is Inglefield"s report of his voyage of 1853 with the Phoenix and Breadalbane. Western Arctic exploration includes Collinson"s expedition through Bering's Strait (of which M'Clure's narrative of 1850-1853 predominates) and those of Frederick, Maguire and Trollope.

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